BCA Releases Name of Man Shot by Minneapolis Police
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities have identified a man who was shot by Minneapolis police at City Hall.
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Apprehension said in a news release Tuesday night that 18-year-old Marcus Fischer of Minneapolis is at a hospital being treated for his injuries. The BCA says it is interviewing the officers who were involved in the shooting or witnessed it.
The BCA says it will release additional information, including the names of the officers who fired their weapons, once the interviews are complete.
The shooting happened Monday inside a Minneapolis Police Department interview room. The head of the Minneapolis police union, Bob Kroll, says the man who was shot was cutting his throat with a knife and the officers intervened. He says the officers were "heroic."