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Man killed in 'targeted' shooting at West St. Paul park

Police don't believe there's immediate danger to the public.
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A man was killed in a shooting at a park in West St. Paul Wednesday night. 

West St. Paul police say it responded to a report of shots fired at Thompson County Park just before 9 p.m. 

When officers arrived, they found a man with a gunshot wound. He was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. 

Police say this appears to be a "targeted shooting" and there is no reason to believe there's an immediate danger to the public. 

No other details about the incident were released. West St. Paul PD is investigating with the help of the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and the South St. Paul PD. 

Note: The details provided in this story are based on the police’s latest version of events, and may be subject to change.

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