PHOTOS: Reward offered for information that leads to arrest of Fairview Southdale shooting suspect

Charlie Wiese
Updated: September 15, 2020 06:31 PM
Created: September 15, 2020 03:40 PM

A reward has been offered for information leading to the arrest of a suspect believed to be involved in an attempted robbery and shooting at the M Health Fairview Southdale Hospital parking ramp Monday.

According to a release from the city of Edina, a $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and charging of the man responsible for the shooting. The city also released photos of a person of interest.

According to the city of Edina, police were called just before 8:55 p.m. Monday on the report of a shooting in the hospital's parking lot.

The suspect fled the scene before police arrived. The 45-year-old victim, who was receiving treatment, was able to provide officers with a description of the suspect.

The search for the suspect caused the hospital and surrounding buildings to go into lockdown.

Search for suspect underway after Edina hospital parking lot shooting

"When I tried to come to work, the police stopped me right away and said I couldn't get through because there was a safety hazard," Lily Stephens, who works near M Health Fairview Southdale Hospital, said.

Police identified the suspect as an Asian man in his 30s, with a shaved head and a tattoo on the right side of his neck. The suspect was believed to be wearing sweatpants.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Edina Police Department at 952-826-1600.

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