1 dead, suspect in custody after shooting at Burnsville hotel

A man is dead after a shooting on Friday in Burnsville. (FOX 9)

Police say a man was killed Friday evening after shots rang out at a Burnsville hotel.

At about 6:30 p.m., officers responded to the area of the Burnsville Parkway and Aldrich Avenue South on a reported shooting.

At the scene, officers say a man was found dead, and a suspect was apprehended shortly after. Video from the scene shows the investigation seems to be centered at the Burnsville Inn & Suites.

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner has identified the victim as Sheldon Williams, 37, of Burnsville. The medical examiner said he died of multiple gunshot wounds and his manner of death is homicide. 

The medical examiner's report confirms the shooting occurred at the Burnsville Inn & Suites. 

A witness told FOX 9 she was told to leave the area as police armed with weapons moved in to secure the area. The area remained taped off as 9 p.m. Officers say the investigation is ongoing and considered active. They are asking the public to avoid the area. However, there is no ongoing threat to the public.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call 911.