Minnesota police say that an officer shot and killed a man they said was carrying a gun as they tried to arrest him.
The St. The St. Before officers arrived, the man fled.
Police claim that officers saw the man run with a gun in one hand. Officers saw the man trying to carjack and drove up to him. Police believe that they struck him with a squad vehicle.
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The statement stated that “As officers got out of the car, the man stood with the gun in hand and an officer fired multiple shots, striking him in the torso as well as his leg.” “Officers immediately assisted the man and called St. Paul Fire ambulances.”
The man was taken into a hospital, where he died later.
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Mike Ernster, a spokesperson for the police, said that officers’ bodies were recording the shooting.
They will be on administrative leave as is the norm. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension will be investigating.
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Melvin Carter, the Mayor of St. Paul, released a statement stating that there is more to be learned about the incident and that answers will come. Carter stated that he was working with Chief Axel Henry as well as state investigators to “ensure a thorough and transparent investigation, as our community has consented to participate in.” We will release bodycam footage as soon as possible.