Drug suspect shot by police in New Brighton - KMSP-TV

Drug suspect shot by police in New Brighton

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NEW BRIGHTON, Minn. (KMSP) -

A drug suspect was shot by a police officer in New Brighton on Wednesday as police were executing a search warrant for narcotics.

The search warrant was being executed on the 1500 block of 20th Avenue NW in New Brighton around 2 p.m. when the suspect began to struggle and a police officer shot him four times. 

The suspect was brought to Hennepin County Medical Center where he underwent surgery and is now in stable condition. No officers were hurt.

The police officer's identity has not been released.

The BCA is investigating the incident.

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