Minnesota Hostage Crisis: Two Officers, Paramedic Killed in Burnsville, 7 Children Rescued

Date:

Share post:

Burnsville, MN – A hostage situation involving seven children in Burnsville, Minnesota, turned tragic early Sunday morning, resulting in the deaths of two officers and a paramedic. 

According to reports officers were called to a residence on the 12600 block of 33rd Avenue around 2:30 a.m. for a domestic disturbance. The suspect, reportedly armed and with a warrant for second-degree criminal sexual conduct, had taken seven children hostage.

During an attempted rescue around 5:30 a.m., gunfire erupted, leading to the tragic loss of a police officer and a paramedic. The suspect was later found deceased from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, while all the children were safely released. 

The names of the those involved in the incident have not been released.

The Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association and Law Enforcement Labor Services have expressed deep sorrow over the incident, highlighting the courage and sacrifice of the officers and first responder. 

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Related articles

Joliet, IL – One in Critical Care After Four-Car Crash Leaves Vehicle on Fire Thursday

Joliet, IL - A severe four-car collision on Thursday night at the intersection of Chicago St. and Louis...

Arizona Manhunt Ends: Couple Shot at, Children in Home Unharmed

San Tan Valley, AZ - Ending a rigorous search, Edward Figueroa, 28, was arrested after allegedly shooting at...

Virginia Men Charged in Murder and Arson Linked to Marijuana Supplier’s Death

Roanoke, VA – Two Virginia men, Joseph Richard Walker and Garrett Isaac Williams, are facing serious federal charges...

NHL Expands to Utah: New Team to Debut in Salt Lake City’s Delta Center for 2024-25 Season

Salt Lake City, UT - The National Hockey League is expanding its horizon with the addition of a...