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Reports: Mendota Heights Police Officer Fatally Shot

WEST ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Police are responding to the reported shooting of an officer in West St. Paul.

Details weren’t immediately available. Calls from The Associated Press to several police and city departments in the area weren’t immediately returned.

Several media organizations reported a Mendota Heights police officer shot during a traffic stop and has since died from his injuries.

John Gouette, owner of Cherokee Service, told AP that he saw a dark green Pontiac Grand Am race past shortly after the shooting going more than 100 mph, with police in pursuit.

 

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