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Suspect wanted in St. Paul fatally shot by police in St. Cloud

It was one of two police shootings in Minnesota on Tuesday.
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A man wanted in connection with a shooting and carjacking in St. Paul on Monday was shot dead by police in St. Cloud on Tuesday evening.

The incident happened just before 6 p.m., according to St. Cloud Police, when officers located the suspect in a vehicle on the 2200 block of Division Street West.

The suspect, who police say also had an active warrant for aggravated robbery, was then "blocked in" using an armored vehicle, with officers then trying to arrest the man.

It was as the officers approached that police say "the man exited the vehicle with a firearm," prompting officers from the three agencies at the scene – St. Cloud PD, St. Paul PD, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) – opened fire.

Lifesaving efforts were then attempted, but the suspect died at the scene.

A woman who was in the car with him was also injured in the shooting, and was treated at St. Cloud Hospital for injuries not considered life-threatening.

No officers were injured in the incident. 

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Man shot during confrontation with police in Minneapolis

A little over 10 minutes after the St. Cloud incident, a man was shot by Minneapolis police after what was described as an "armed confrontation."

The incident happened in the 2700 block of Bloomington Avenue South around 6:10 p.m., when a vehicle crashed off the road.

Per Minneapolis PD, police "made contact with an adult male, believed to be in his 40s, who was the driver of the vehicle."

"There was an armed confrontation and shots were fired," police said, with the suspect fleeing the scene on foot.

He was arrested a short distance away and police reportedly recovered a gun. The suspect was treated at HCMC for a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

No officers were injured.

Note: 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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