Officials have released the name of the suspect fatally shot by police early Monday morning in Saint Paul. Investigators say 33-year-old Jaffort Smith followed a woman into a towing business north of the State Capitol, brought her back out and shot her at a location several blocks away. Police say they chased Smith to the backyard of a home, where he shot at them and they returned fire, fatally striking the suspect.
The 49-year-old woman remains hospitalized. Four officers involved in the shooting are on standard administrative leave.