The victim was described as a loving father of two who was devoted to his church.
The 79-year-old, surprised with his own scooter last month, is paying it forward.
Here's what is known about the case so far — and what questions remains.
The stick was 1.5 inches in diameter and went 6-7 inches into his body.
London Michael Bean, a sixth-grader, died Wednesday afternoon.
An 18-hour search for the young girl ended in tragedy Tuesday.
Duane Chowning's wife and two teenagers died in the blaze.
Joseph Latimer had a seizure and was being taken to the hospital when the ambulance crashed with a dump truck.
She was found dead at the side of a road, with no arrests made in her killing.
She was one of three people fatally shot in Minneapolis in a span of 45 minutes.
Alani King'Yeh Tyler died five days after the incident.
The car hit and tree and split in half, killing one boy and injuring four others.
Jack Riebel, chef and owner of The Lexington, is starting a new aggressive treatment — his fourth in a year — in hopes of beating cancer.
The "Riverbender Crew" is hoping to buy new equipment to maintain the path this season, and for years to come.
The search for David Schink was called off after 49 hours.
Kyle Tibbs, 25, worked as a firefighter for the Lake Johanna Fire Department for five years.
After being cancer-free for two years, he's battling cancer for the second time.
Dale Olsen was shot in an apparent attempted robbery.
David Delfosse was working in his garage when he was killed by an errant bullet.
A group called "Team Ted" aims to raise $5,000 to find their friend a kidney donor.
The goal is to raise $25,000 to help the south Minneapolis resident.
"If you have ever had the pleasure of talking to Larry you are quickly won over by his warm smile and grateful soul."
The fundraiser says, "Just as they (the restaurant owners) have been there for you in challenging times, we ask you to come together for them."
They're raising money to help give the neglected pup the loving life he deserves.