On Thursday afternoon, “task force members were attempting to apprehend an individual wanted on a state arrest warrant for possession of a firearm by a felon,” a USMS statement said.
“Durante l'incidente, the subject, who was in a parked car, failed to comply with officers’ commands and produced a handgun resulting in task force members firing upon the subject.”
The individual was pronounced dead by Hennepin County EMS at the scene, diceva la dichiarazione.
A woman who was also in the vehicle during the incident sustained minor injuries from glass debris, USMS said.
A crowd appeared shortly after the shooting and later dispersed
, secondo CNN affiliate WCCO
, with peace activist groups present to deescalate any potential conflicts
. Individuals arrived in the evening after investigators had left the scene and dragged a dumpster into the street
, lighting it on fire
, according to WCCO
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) is leading the investigation into the shooting.