Postal worker charged with firing shots at Federal Reserve Bank to enter guilty plea

Christopher Douglas Wood Photo: Hennepin County
Christopher Douglas Wood

December 17, 2018 09:15 AM

A postal worker from St. Paul who was charged after he reportedly fired shots at the Federal Reserve Bank in downtown Minneapolis is expected to enter a guilty plea Monday.

According to authorities, on July 21, Christopher Douglas Wood fired shots from near the roof at the Minneapolis Central Post Office during the Minneapolis Aquatennial fireworks display.

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Authorities reportedly recovered three shotgun slugs from the bank, which caused a total of roughly $40,000 in damage.

After learning Wood was an employee of the Minneapolis Central Post Office and of his late departure from the parking ramp the night of July 21, authorities executed a search of his apartment and allegedly found a 12-gauge shotgun as well as an assortment of ammunition.

Wood's court appearance is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Monday.

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