One Person Is Dead In An Officer-involved Shooting On I-35 In Pine County

PINE COUNTY, Minn. – One person is dead after an officer-involved shooting that happened on I-35 in Pine County around 2 p.m. on Friday.

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says the shooting took place in the northbound lanes nearby the Mora exit along the interstate.

Autorities say at about 1:45 p.m. on Friday, law enforcement responded to a 911 call from a victim allegedly involved in a domestic dispute at Grand Casino Hinckley.

Upon arrival, deputies spotted the suspect’s vehicle and were lead on a pursuit on I-35.

The suspect was traveling south on the northbound lanes of the interstate before being stopped by police.

During the encounter, one of the deputies fired their weapon stricking the suspect causing the vehicle to roll over and crash into an oncoming vehicle before coming to a stop onto a median.

Deputies attempted to provide immediated medical assistance, but the suspect was later pronounced dead by EMTs.

The suspect was taken to the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office for identification and an autopsy.

The driver of the other vehicle was not seriously injured nor were any officers during the incident or the victim of the alleged domestic dispute was harmed.

The BCA is expected to review both bodycam and squad footage as part of their investigation.

We will have more details as they become available.

 

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