MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minneapolis police shot a man in the Phillips West neighborhood following a car crash early Tuesday evening.
Police were called to the 2700 block of Bloomington Avenue at about 6:10 p.m. on a report of a crash. Officers found a vehicle off of the road and encountered the driver, which they say led to an “armed confrontation” where the man was shot.READ MORE: Pfizer Says Its COVID-19 Vaccine Is Safe And Effective In Kids Ages 5-11 (CBS News)
Wounded, he then fled on foot, and was found soon after hiding under another vehicle. He was arrested, and officers recovered a handgun.READ MORE: Minnesota Weather: Marginal Risk Of Severe Storms Monday; Big Temp Drop Follows
The suspect, who is in his 40s, was taken to Hennepin Health with a non-life threatening gunshot wound.MORE NEWS: New Poll Shows Minneapolis Residents Support Charter Amendment Replacing Police
No officers or bystanders were hurt. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is leading the investigation.