State investigates fatal shooting

Published 8:12 pm Tuesday, October 2, 2018

HASTINGS — The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension said it’s investigating the fatal shooting of a man by a police officer in Hastings.

The BCA said Hastings police officers were investigating a stabbing at a group home Monday evening. The victim of the stabbing and the suspect both lived at the home.

Authorities said the suspect fled after the stabbing and was later seen walking in Hastings. The BCA said two officers encountered the man and one of them shot the suspect, killing him. Officials haven’t said what prompted the officer to shoot the suspect.

Hastings police are investigating the group home stabbing in which the victim suffered multiple lacerations. They asked the BCA to investigate the fatal police shooting.

The agency said it will review body and dash camera video.