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Shootings, High-Speed Chases and BP Robbery: West Metro Police, Fire Report

A wrap-up of police, fire and court related news reported in the west metro for the week of Dec. 30, 2012 to Jan. 5, 2013.

The following is a collection of articles that recently appeared on Patch sites in Eden PrairieEdina, Fridley, Golden ValleyHopkinsLake MinnetonkaMaple Grove, Minnetonka, PlymouthRichfieldSouthwest MinneapolisSt. Louis Park and St. Michael for the week of Dec. 30–Jan. 5, 2012. 

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  • Man Charged With Pushing Over Uncle In Wheelchair Twice
  • Police Chase Stolen Car Through Golden Valley And St. Louis Park
  • Robbery at BP Gas Station
  • Police See Spike in Counterfeit American Express Gift Checks
  • Teen Charged with Shooting Man on Metro Transit Bus 
  • Richfield Police Investigating Thursday Night Shooting
  • Police Arrest Man for Breaking into St. Louis Park Apartment
  • Plymouth FD Responds to Kitchen Fire
  • Odd Things Stolen in Plymouth
  • Restaurateurs Helping Condo Fire Victims
  • Minneapolis Man Catches Movie with Money from Edina Bank Robbery
  • Woman Charged with Leading Eden Prairie Police on High-Speed Chase
  • Minnetonka Police Seek Applications for Citizens Academy
  • Snowmobile on Fire: St. Michael Fire Blotter
Candace R January 07, 2013 at 04:16 PM
Any news or story on what happened on December 31 around 1-3am on the 26xx block of Hampshire Ave So in St Louis Park? Something about gunshots and a deceased person outside on the sidewalk or yard and the police and crime lab/medical examiner on scene... I grew up on 27xx and Hampshire and my family still lives there, so I was just curious as to what happened...
James Sanna January 07, 2013 at 05:15 PM
It was a suicide, according to the SLP city spokesperson. Thanks for asking!

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