Officer-involved shooting leaves man dead in St. Louis Park

Man is identified as 35-year-old from Anoka

Sheletta Brundidge
January 19, 2019 - 10:35 pm
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Hennepin County authorities are looking into an officer-involved shooting that left one man dead and a St. Louis Park police officer on standard administrative leave.

Just after 6:00 p.m. Saturday, St. Louis Park Police Officers responded to a domestic call at the Louisiana Court Apartments in the 2700 block of Louisiana Avenue.

It's not known what led to the gunfire, and officials say no one else was injured.

The man who was shot and killed is identified as 35-year-old Matthew Tuhkanen of Anoka.

The officer involved has been placed on administrative leave.

The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office is handling the investigation. 


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