Authorities investigating deadly officer-involved shooting in St. Louis Park, victim identified

January 20, 2019 10:33 PM

An officer-involved shooting occurred in St. Louis Park Saturday night.

According to a spokesperson for the city of St. Louis Park, the shooting occurred at approximately 6:15 p.m. at the Louisiana Court Apartments at 2760 Louisiana Avenue. 

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Officers responded to the location at about 6 p.m. following a report of a verbal domestic. A man has died as a result of the incident. No bystanders or officers were injured.

The man killed has been identified by the Hennepin County Medical Center as Matthew Neil Tuhkanen, 35, from Anoka.

The police officer involved in the shooting has been placed on protocol administrative leave. 

The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office is investigating. 

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