FATAL SHOOTING

WATCH: Trooper justified in Morton County shooting, dashcam video released

UPDATE: The Morton County State’s Attorney’s Office says a North Dakota trooper who shot and killed a man on I-94 13 miles west of Mandan last month was justified. After reviewing evidence, State’s Attorney Allen Koppy said Trooper Steven Mayer was justified in defending himself and others. The Highway Patrol says Mayer acted within department policy. Forty-five-year-old Craig Knutson of…

Man Dead Following Police Standoff in Eagan

Authorities say the man was armed and fled on foot after assaulting a woman in a car.

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) _ A man suspected of assaulting a woman has been fatally shot following a standoff with police in Eagan. Authorities say the man was armed and fled on foot after assaulting the woman in a car about 6 p.m. Tuesday. Officers tracked him down in a commercial area near Highway 13 and Seneca Road. Eagan police spokesman…

Minnesota Officer Kills Carjacking Suspect, Finds Suspect’s Seven-Year-Old Daughter Inside Car

The carjacking was reported earlier in North Branch

1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption CHISAGO COUNTY, Minn. — A carjacking suspect is dead after an officer-involved shooting in east-central Minnesota and his young daughter who was in the car is safe. The Chisago County Sheriff’s Office says law officers fired shots after the suspect was found outside the town…