Minneapolis police officers involved in fatal shooting identified

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The Minneapolis police officers who fatally shot a man officers say was stabbing another man were identified Thursday.

The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension released the two officers' names in a news release Thursday:

  • Officer Eric Malmberg has been with the Minneapolis Police Department for three years.
  • Officer David Robins has been with the Minneapolis Police Department for two years.

Both officers are on standard administrative leave, the release says.

Recap of the shooting

Minneapolis police responded to a 911 call of "a combative adult male armed with a weapon" at 2120 Minnehaha Avenue in the early morning hours on April 4, police said in a press release on Monday.

According to the BCA, as officers opened the front door, a man – identified on Wednesday as 50-year-old Raul Salvador Marquez Heraldes – lunged at them with a knife. The officers retreated.

Police then followed him into an apartment and forced entry into a bathroom – where the officers say they found Heraldes stabbing another man.

The victim, who lives in the apartment where the stabbing occurred, was initially taken to HCMC for treatment, but later moved to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale where he remains hospitalized, authorities say in the release.

Officers shot the Heraldest, who later died of "multiple gunshot wounds" at Hennepin County Medical Center, the medical examiner said.

The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension release also says Robins sustained an injury to his hand during the struggle and was treated at HCMC.

The bureau is investigating. Once it's complete, it will be turned over to the Hennepin County Attorney's Office for review, authorities say in the release.

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