1 dead after standoff with police in Eagan, Minn.
EAGAN, Minn. (FOX 9) - A man is dead after an officer-involved shooting in Eagan, Minnesota Tuesday night.
According to the Eagan Police Department, at 6:05 p.m., officers responded to a domestic assault involving a gun. Officers located the suspect, later identified as Abdirahman Aden, 23, of Columbia Heights, who still had a gun. Following a short pursuit, they were able to contain him near the 1900 block of Seneca Drive.
Officers ordered Aden to put the gun down and negotiated with him for several hours.
Police say at some point during the negotiations, shots were fired and Aden was hit. He was pronounced dead at Regions Hospital.
Officers with the Apple Valley, Bloomington, Burnsville and Edina police departments and the Minnesota State Patrol assisted the Eagan Police Department with the incident. The officers involved have been placed on standard paid administrative leave. Police did not say how many officers were placed on leave.
Body and squad cameras may have captured footage of the incident. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating.