Police & Fire
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Police say he's responsible for holding up the Check & Go and the Super 8. They're asking for the public's help to find him.
The top police, fire and court stories from our Twin Cities Patch sites include a woman who died after a crash on an icy road.
Those listed are considered innocent until proven guilty.
The latest incident happened at about 4:20 a.m. on Tuesday, police said.
Ahmed Farah Hirsi was convicted in a May 2010 baseball-bat assault at a downtown St. Paul SuperAmerica. On Tuesday, prosecutors charged a man with the same name and birthdate.
Police will release more information about the incident later Tuesday.
The two men are both from Minneapolis and in their 20s. They are in custody awaiting extradition from Minnesota to Wisconsin.
Police Clips posted online audio of Eagan and Bloomington police arresting the suspects.
Fartun Ibrahim Aidid is on life support at Regions Hospital, Hudson Police Chief Marty Jensen told the St. Paul Pioneer Press.
The Hudson police said the two men are out of the hospital but the woman remains at Regions in St. Paul.
The St. Paul Pioneer Press talked to one of two men injured in Sunday's shooting, as well as family members of a woman who was shot.
Hudson police suspect the shooting may have been spillover violence from the Somali community in Minnesota, according to Fox 9 reported. See the Fox 9 report here.
Police believe three shooting victims from Minnesota sought help at Spirit Seller Liquors. See the WCCO-TV report here.
Hudson Police Chief Marty Jensen said he's thankful no bystanders were hurt by shots fired downtown. See KARE11's report here.
'This is a big deal,' Hudson Police Chief Marty Jensen told the TV station. See the KSTP-TV video report here.
Read the full press release from the Hudson Police Department about the shooting outside Spirit Seller Liquors Sunday morning.
Eagan police followed the vehicle that matched the description of one involved in the shooting, leading to the arrests.
The car was being towed away from the Bloomington hotel where police caught suspects, according to Fox 9.
Charges are expected Tuesday in shooting that happened in the parking lot of Spirit Seller Liquors.
The top police, fire and court stories from our Twin Cities Patch sites include a business license suspension after employee takes cash from officer for “massage.”