Two Police Officers Injured in a Gunfire

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Two police officer, who had just sworn in, were shot by a man after the swearing in ceremony at the city hall in Minneapolis. This incident happened on Monday night. The man was killed in the gunfire exchange with the police.

Chief Deputy Mike Carlson of the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office told at the news conference that the two police officers were not injured fatally, and are expected to survive the shooting.

He further said that the authorities are not looking for any additional suspects. He refused to disclose the names of the officer who were injured.

The new officers were sworn in at around 7 p.m., before starting the regular city council meeting. They were fired at just after they left the council chambers.

Carlson said that the two officers were struck by the gunfire, other officers were able to return the fire subsequently, killing the suspect.

In the video of the meeting, council members can be seen dropping behind the broad chambers for protection. Series of gunshots can be heard. Council member John Elder can be heard saying, “Get down, get down, everybody get down.” Another man can be heard saying, “That went right through the door, somebody got shot.”

Chief Carlson said they hope to provide more information on Tuesday…. MORE

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