Minneapolis (WCCO) – Police shot and killed a man they said was in possession of a handgun at a liquor store in Mounds View on Sunday evening.
The Mounds View Police Department said a report of the shooting brought officers to a parking lot on County 1 Road near Long Lake Road just before 7 p.m. During the search, an armed robbery was reported nearby.
Someone at the scene said someone threatened them with a gun, then ran to a nearby liquor store, according to police. An employee of a liquor store confirmed this account.
According to police, officers from both Mounds View and New Brighton entered the liquor store, and were “confronted by the armed suspect”.
Police said several officers shot the man, and he was taken to Hennepin Health Care, where he was pronounced dead.
Police said body cameras captured the shooting. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Detention is investigating.