Officers shoot, kill armed man in Mounds View liquor store |

Officers shoot, kill armed man in Mounds View liquor store

Updated: November 29, 2021 03:00 PM
Created: November 29, 2021 07:26 AM

Mounds View police say an armed suspect was fatally shot by officers who encountered him in a liquor store. 

Authorities say police responded to a call of shots fired in Mounds View Sunday at about 7 p.m. 

While responding to that call, officers got another call about an armed robbery at a nearby Aldi store.

Police found a person who said a man pointed a gun at him and forced him to drive to a liquor store. 

The armed man ran inside the store.

Police say Mounds View and New Brighton officers entered the store, encountered the man and fired their weapons, striking the suspect.

The suspect later died at the hospital, according to authorities.

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating.

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