Hostage Taker Killed By Sheriff’s Deputy Identified
MENDOTA HEIGHTS (AP) -- Authorities have identified the man who was shot and killed by a Carver County sheriff's deputy this week as he held a woman hostage on a bridge in a Twin Cities suburb.
The Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office says 31-year-old Arlan Kaleb Schultz, of Richfield, died of a gunshot wound to the head.
Schultz was killed about 5:30 a.m. Monday on the Mendota Bridge.
The incident began about 5 hours earlier at a residence in Chaska where Schultz was threatening to shoot the woman.
He took off in a vehicle with the woman and officers pursued.
Eventually, tire spikes were used on the bridge to stop the vehicle.