More than 100 people have been injured in shootings in the Twin Cities since Memorial Day.
The man was arrested over stolen propane tanks.
The system is meant to notify the public when an officer has been killed or seriously injured on duty.
The body was found Friday around 12:15 p.m.
The man's body was found in a home west of St. Cloud State University.
The 29-year-old pointed an unloaded gun at the officers twice, the investigation found.
The county attorney said his office has gotten calls demanding charges now.