Police seek homicide suspect in St. Paul skyway building shooting

Police have identified a suspect in a shooting that killed two people in a downtown St. Paul skyway building on Monday, Dec. 12.

Martin Orea is a 26-year-old man from St. Paul who authorities say is armed and dangerous.

Anyone who sees Orea or knows where he might be is asked to call 911 or the Metro Transit Police TipLine at 612-349-7222. Do not approach him.

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Metro Transit and St. Paul police officers responded to a building at the corner of Fifth Street East and Cedar Street at about 8:30 p.m. Dec. 12 after getting a report of shots fired there.

Police then found a two men, an 18-year-old and a 21-year-old, suffering from gunshot wounds. They were later pronounced dead at Regions Hospital.

As of Tuesday, the building where the shooting happened is currently closed for renovations.