>>Man suspected in fatal shooting of two officers, paramedic banned from owning guns after 2007 assault conviction

(Burnsville, MN) — The Star Tribune reports a man identified as the suspect in the fatal shooting of two police officers and a paramedic was prohibited from possessing firearms after a second-degree assault conviction in 2007. Prosecutors said the man, now 38 years old, brandished a knife and threw rocks at the victim during a fight in the parking lot of a shopping center in Burnsville. The man reportedly petitioned a judge in August 2020 to restore his right to own a gun, but the Dakota County Attorney’s Office said along with the assault conviction, the suspect “has had additional encounters with police involving assaults, disorderly conduct and numerous traffic violations demonstrating a continued disregard to obey that law.”

>>Burnsville Police Officer Released from Hospital

(Burnsville, MN) — Burnsville Police Sergeant Adam Medlicott was released from the hospital this afternoon (MON) after being injured responding to a domestic abuse call that resulted in the shooting deaths of two other police officers and a fire department paramedic. Burnsville officials say 38-year-old Medlicott left H-C-M-C and is now recovering at home. Officers Paul Elmstrand and Matthew Ruge  and fire department paramedic Adam Finseth were killed when a man barricaded himself and family members inside his Burnsville home.

>>Fargo Woman Arrested for Attempted Murder

(Fargo, N.D.) — A Fargo woman is in custody for attempted murder after allegedly running down multiple people with her car early Sunday. Officers who went to the parking lot of a private business found three victims with serious injuries, one life-threatening. All three were hospitalized. The 24-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, reckless endangerment, and D-U-I.

>>Lawmakers honor two officers, paramedic fatally shot in Burnsville

(St. Paul, MN) — The fatal shooting of two Burnsville police officers and a paramedic is reverberating in the hallways of the State Capitol today (Mon). Lakeville Representative Jeff Witte says he was a member of the Burnsville public safety family for 27 years. “It’s unbelievable, devastating to them. This is unimaginable. This is the worst day, and they’re hurting,” Witte says. Maple Grove Senator Warren Limmer, a former parole officer says, “When we really think about it, law enforcement is not some obscure personality. It’s people that live right next door to us, and they’ve taken an oath to protect us.” Limmer says he’s praying for the families of the officers and the paramedic — but also for the seven children in the house that law enforcement had to rescue.

>>Burnsville Warns of Tragedy Scams

(Burnsville, MN) — Burnsville officials are warning about criminals taking advantage of Sunday’s tragedy. Two police officers and a firefighter/paramedic were killed in the line of duty while responding to a domestic call. Officials are asking people to beware of scams claiming to be funding for the victims’ families, saying city officials will post links to official donation sites and provide more information.

>>Baldwin Firefighters Save Dog From Little Elk Lake

(Zimmerman, MN) — A dog is recovering after falling into an icy lake north of the Twin Cities. The Baldwin Fire Dept. says firefighters went to Little Elk Lake near Zimmerman on Sunday morning, retrieved the dog and brought him back to the fire station for oxygen and warm blankets. Mille Lacs County Animal Care and Protection took the dog to Garrison Animal Hospital and he was later reunited with his owner.

>>MN Timberwolves Reach 2-Year Extension with Mike Conley Jr.

(Undated) — The Minnesota Timberwolves have reportedly reached a two-year extension deal with point guard Mike Conley Jr. ESPN reports it includes a full no-trade clause to stay in Minnesota and is worth nearly $21 million. The 36-year-old would have been a free agent by the end of this season.


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