Traffic Crash Leads to Officer-Involved Shooting in Red Wing
Red Wing, MN (KROC-AM News) - A police response to reports of a traffic crash this afternoon in Red Wing led to an officer-involved shooting.
The website MN Crime is reporting the incident occurred around 1 PM near Bay Point Park. Law enforcement radio traffic indicates an officer was sent to the area after multiple reports came in about a vehicle that had smashed into a utility pole.
MN Crime reported the motorist was walking away when a Goodhue County Deputy arrived at the scene and soon determined the individual was suicidal. The radio transmissions then indicated the officer was being assaulted before he reported that shots had been fired and emergency medical services were needed.
Preliminary reports indicate the man suffered multiple gunshot wounds, while the officer was treated for a non-life-threatening injury. Information about the man's medical condition is not yet available.
Agents from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension have been dispatched to Red Wing to lead the investigation.
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