Man arrested after double homicide outside St. Paul motel

Published 10:24 am Thursday, March 24, 2016

ST. PAUL — St. Paul police have arrested a man after two men were found fatally shot outside a motel.

Officers discovered one man shot in the parking lot of the Midway Motel Tuesday night. Another man, who also was shot, was lying on a nearby off-ramp.

Both men were pronounced dead at the scene. The names of the victims have not been released.

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Police arrested a 30-year-old man on suspicion of murder Wednesday morning. A police spokesman said authorities are still looking for other people who may be connected to the double homicide.

Police do not believe the shootings were random.