Update: Police shoot man armed with gun in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS – A Minneapolis police officer fatally shot a male who authorities say had a loaded gun in his hand.

Interim Police Chief Amelia Huffman says the shooting happened at about 7 a.m. Wednesday in a downtown apartment complex.

Officers from the Minneapolis department’s SWAT team were serving warrants to help the St. Paul Police Department with a homicide investigation.

Officers entered an apartment in Minneapolis and encountered the person with a gun. He was shot.

Huffman says police provided medical aid, but that he was pronounced dead at a hospital.

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