Man shot dead by police in Stillwater identified as 22 year old

Keaton Larson, 22, died from a gunshot wound.
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Authorities have identified the man killed in an officer-involved shooting in Stillwater early Wednesday morning, as well as the officer who shot him.

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) confirmed that Keaton Larson, 22, died at 1212 4th Street South from a single gunshot wound.

He was shot after police were called to the address after a report of a suicidal man.

When they got there, they encountered Larson, who was alleged to have been wielding a knife at the time, who came out of the house and went into the street.

Three separate officers deployed Tasers, but they were ineffective, before Larson was shot once, causing a wound that led to his death at Lakeview Hospital a short time later.

A large kitchen knife and a razor blade was recovered from the scene, the BCA said.

The officer who fired their weapon has been identified as Officer Hunter Julien, a 5-year veteran of the Stillwater Police Department.

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The officers who used their Tasers have been identified as Officer Laura McBroom, who has been with Stillwater PD one year, Officer Brian Tennessen, a 2-year veteran of Oak Park Heights PD, and Officer Brittany Lepowsky, who has been with Bayport PD two years.

They have all been placed on standard administrative leave. Body camera footage of the incident was obtained, and will be used as part of the BCA's investigation.

Larson's Facebook page states he was a cashier at Fleet Farm, and formerly attended Stillwater Area High Schools.

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