Police: 31-year-old Alexandria man dead after BCA shooting

Published 10:22 am Friday, August 5, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS — A man who died earlier this week after he was shot by agents from the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension had apparently charged at authorities with a knife while they were working an undercover investigation into underage prostitution, police said Thursday.

Authorities identified the man as Adam Jo Klimek, 31, of Alexandria. Police said he died Tuesday after he was shot.

According to the St. Paul Police Department, which is handling the investigation, BCA agents were in Alexandria working an undercover operation involving the solicitation of minors when they encountered Klimek inside a home.

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Police did not release details about what Klimek was doing. But they said when Klimek was told he was being arrested, he charged at three agents with a knife. Two agents — Elizabeth Eilers and Dustin Van der Hagen — shot at Klimek. Authorities said the agents immediately rendered aid and called paramedics. Klimek died at the scene.