Man fatally shot by Itasca County deputy identified

Author:
Updated:
Original:

The man fatally shot by an Itasca County deputy over the weekend was identified as a 31-year-old Cohasset man, according to a news release from the Department of Public Safety.

This embed is invalid

The department (DPS) says Adam Russell Schneider, 31 years old, was armed with a shotgun, standing outside of his home on 460 Second St. in Cohasset when authorities were called to the residence shortly before 3 a.m. Saturday.

Schnedier ignored "repeated orders" to drop the firearm, and pointed the gun at deputies, according to the news release. At that point, Itasca County Sheriff's Deputy Stephen Snyder fired his gun, striking Schneider, DPS says.

The man was transported by ambulance to Grand Itasca hospital, where he died; according to DPS, the medical examiner says he died of his gunshot wounds.

Snyder, who has been the sheriff's office for four years, is on standard administrative leave.

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating, at the request of the Itasca County Sheriff’s Office. Once it's complete, the bureau will present its findings to the county attorney's office for review.

Next Up

DirecTV

DirecTV subscribers could lose KARE 11 on Tuesday

A new contract needs to be agreed upon by 6 p.m. Tuesday.

prison, Rush City cell block

Inmate from Rush City prison dies after COVID-19 diagnosis

The man is the fifth incarcerated person in Minnesota to die from COVID-19.

ambulance

Belle Plaine man dies after duck boat capsizes on lake

One man was found sitting on the overturned boat while another man was in the water.

Screen Shot 2020-11-29 at 4.59.51 PM

Watch: Adam Thielen watches end of Vikings/Panthers just like all of us

The Vikings receiver looked like a true fan on Sunday afternoon.

Chad Beebe

Chad Beebe's roller-coaster fourth-quarter keeps Vikings playoff hopes alive

A muffed punt and a game-winning touchdown helped defeat the Panthers on Sunday afternoon.

127266986_2766399800267634_3587849554502438415_n

West-central MN cops warn kids to stay off ice, or 'Santa won't come'

This comes amid repeated ice warnings across the state.

covid-19, coronavirus, PPE

Nov. 29 COVID-19 update: 57 deaths, nearly 9,000 more cases

Nearly 100,000 tests were included in Sunday's report.

jim ramstad

Watch former Rep. Jim Ramstad's memorial service online

The ceremony will be live-streamed for the public on Sunday.

EDL1LeKXsAEeH32

How high can Rashod Bateman go in the 2021 NFL Draft?

The Gophers star receiver has plenty of praise heading into next April.

TCF Bank Stadium

15 more from Gopher football team test positive for COVID-19

That brings the total number of cases from this outbreak to 40.

Teddy Bridgewater

5 questions for Vikings-Panthers Week 12 NFC battle

The Vikings welcome Teddy Bridgewater back to U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday.

police lights

Man, 21, in custody after Albert Lea police officer shot in the chest

The officer was able to drive to an emergency room.

Related