Police: Armed carjacking suspect killed by law enforcement following pursuit

Author: Boyd Huppert, David Griswold
Published: 4:17 PM CDT April 18, 2021
Updated: 8:38 AM CDT April 19, 2021

Police say a white carjacking suspect, believed to be in his 20s, was firing at officers during a pursuit.

BURNSVILLE, Minn. — The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating a deadly shooting involving law enforcement and an armed motorist Sunday afternoon on Highway 13 in Burnsville.

Authorities shut down Minnesota Highway 13 in both directions in Burnsville between Interstate-35W and Portland Avenue Sunday. The highway was closed for several hours.

According to a press release from the Burnsville Police Department, officers located the suspect, who is believed to be white and in his 20s, driving a vehicle with stolen plates, which the suspect crashed. Shortly after, officers received a report that the same man was involved in a carjacking.

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