Video Released of Officer-Involved Shooting in Crystal, Minnesota

The man was wounded and taken to the hospital following the shooting this morning at Bassett Creek Park

CRYSTAL, Minn. — A police officer in Crystal, Minnesota shot a man who refused to drop his weapon.

The eyewitness video was given to KMSP Channel 9, the Fox affiliate in the Twin Cities.

The man was wounded and taken to the hospital following the shooting this morning at Bassett Creek Park.

An email from the city manager to City Council members says the officer ordered the man to drop his gun, then shots were fired.

A neighbor says a standoff between the man and police lasted about 10 minutes before she heard about eight to 10 shots fired.

The Minnesota BCA is investigating.

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