MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO/AP) – Police are investigating the shooting death of a woman outside a West St. Paul apartment building.
Officers say they were called about a domestic issue at the Eagle Pointe Apartments around 9:30 p.m. on Friday night. As they were pulling up, officers believe they heard a gunshot.READ MORE: Minnesota Weather: Saturday Is A #Top10WxDay, Rain Likely For Father's Day
Seconds later, they found the woman dead in the parking lot. They arrested a nearby 21-year-old suspect within minutes.
“The male was attempting to possibly carjack another vehicle and flee the scene,” said Chief Brian Sturgeon with West St. Paul Police.READ MORE: Motorcyclist Dies After Collision With Tractor In Shafer
He was booked to the Dakota County Jail on suspicion of second-degree murder.
Officers say they found and gun and were interviewing witnesses and family overnight to try to figure out the relationship between the man and the woman. Police do not believe anyone else is in danger.MORE NEWS: Pedestrian Struck, Killed In Brooklyn Park Crash
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