Fatal Police Shooting in Mankato
MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — A man has been fatally shot by a Mankato police officer during a struggle at a hotel.
The Mankato Department of Public Safety says the officer responded to a disturbance at the Country Inn & Suites on Highway 22 about 4 a.m. Saturday.
KEYC-TV reports police say the officer confronted a man and the two struggled. A police statement says the officer discharged his or her weapon, striking the man. Resuscitation efforts were unsuccessful.
The police officer was injured during the altercation and taken to Mayo Clinic Health System for treatment.
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating the shooting.