US Marshals: 1 Man Dead During Arrest Attempt in Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The U.S. Marshals Service says one man died when authorities who were part of a task force fired their weapons after he displayed a handgun in Minneapolis' Uptown neighborhood.
The U.S. Marshals Services says the shooting happened shortly after 2 p.m. Thursday.
The U.S. Marshals said preliminary information indicates task force members were attempting to arrest a man wanted on a state warrant for being a felon in possession of a firearm when he produced a firearm.
Taskforce members fired and attempted life-saving measures but he died at the scene.
The statement did not confirm which agencies were part of the task force. The Minneapolis Police Department says it was not involved.