Fatal officer-involved shooting in St. Paul

Published 10:25 am Monday, May 9, 2016

ST. PAUL — Police were called to a neighborhood north of downtown about 3:30 a.m. Monday on a report of a man with a gun. Officers found a man matching the suspect’s description walking with a woman.

Police spokesman Mike Ernster says officers confronted the man and fired a number of gunshots. Ernster did not say specifically what caused the officers to fire their weapons.

Ernster says the man died at the scene. The injured woman was taken to Regions Hospital.

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