Man dead after confrontation with police in Stillwater
Published 8:39 am Friday, November 23, 2018
STILLWATER — A man is dead after a confrontation with police in Stillwater.
The Washington County Sheriff’s Office says officers from Stillwater, Bayport and Oak Park Heights responded to a call about 1 a.m. Wednesday involving a suicidal man armed with a knife.
Authorities say one officer fired a gun and another officer discharged a stun gun. They did not immediately say if the man was shot. He was taken to a hospital and later pronounced dead.
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The state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has been asked to investigate. The officers involved have been placed on standard administrative leave.