Press Release: Officer involved shooting

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Press Release


Media Contact: Jon Collins, 612-919-5918

Officer involved shooting

November 10, 2017 (CRYSTAL) – At approximately 5:06 p.m. Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office 911 Dispatch received a call of a suicidal person on the 5100 block of Angeline Avenue North.

Officers from Crystal, with mutual aid from New Hope and Robbinsdale police departments, were dispatched to the above location.

Upon arrival, responding officers encountered an adult male at the location who was armed with a gun. Officers immediately evacuated neighbors in surrounding houses and attempted to make contact with the victim.

Upon making contact, shots were fired by both the adult male and officers. The suspect was pronounced dead at the scene. No officers were injured during the incident.

The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office is investigating at the request of Crystal police department. 

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office will make the identification and official cause of death. 

Further information will be provided as it becomes available. For additional information, contact Jon Collins at 612-919-5918 or 


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