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Man accused of pointing gun over lack of masks at fitness club

MAPLEWOOD, Minn. – A Twin Cities-area man accused of pointing a gun at a fitness club manager after complaining that members were exercising without masks was charged with assault with a dangerous weapon. Sixty-four-year-old Michael Florhaug was arrested following the incident Thursday at LA Fitness in Maplewood. Prosecutors say assistant manager Mike Olson, who thought Florhaug was going to shoot…

Shooting Injures 3, Including a 12 Year Old Boy

The shooting happened Wednesday evening in a residential neighborhood in Maplewood.

MAPLEWOOD, Minn. – A shooting in a St. Paul suburb left three people wounded, including a 12-year-old boy, and caused a brief lockdown of an area hospital. The shooting happened Wednesday evening in a residential neighborhood in Maplewood. The 12-year-old, a 15-year-old and a 21-year-old man were all shot in the chest. The victims were taken to Regions Hospital in…

Suspect Who Allegedly Tried to Rob Liquor Store Dies of Gunshot Wound

He was transported to Regions Hospital, where he later died

  MAPLEWOOD, Minn. — A man who tried to hold up a liquor store in the Twin Cities has died after an employee shot him. Maplewood officers were called to Princess Liquors shortly before 8 p.m. Monday. Authorities say two suspects attempted to rob the liquor store and began to assault one of the employees. Another employee confronted the suspects…