Police arrest 2 in teen girl’s fatal shooting in St. Paul

Published 8:34 am Tuesday, September 27, 2016

ST. PAUL — St. Paul police have arrested two suspects in the fatal shooting of a teenage girl over the weekend.

Police announced the arrests Monday but provided no details.

Earlier, the Minnetonka School District said the girl who was shot and killed was a high school junior.

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Samantha Burnette died at the scene of the shooting about 7:30 a.m. Sunday. Another young female was injured and taken to Regions Hospital. Witnesses say a third young woman was also present, but not injured.

The shooting happened in an alley on St. Paul east side.