2 dead, 1 injured in
By Brittany Falkers
Two people are dead in an officer-involved shooting at a
The building's caretaker, 62, was wounded in the abdomen. She was conscious and able to indicate that she had been shot by her husband, according to the Star Tribune.
Kathleen Gavegnano found her neighbor Friday afternoon. "She said, 'If he dies, I want to dies,'" Gavegnano told the Star Tribune.
The woman's husband, also 62, was shot and killed by a
The wife was pronounced dead at
Neighbors identified the couple as Gertrude (Trudy) and Gerald Propps. The second woman was the adult daughter of one of the Proppses, neighbors said, adding that Gerald Propps had been battling a number of illnesses recently, the Star Tribune said.
The incident happened at the Victoria Villa apartments,
One officer "arrived before everyone else and responded how he's been trained," Stender told the Star Tribune.
The officer "did enter the apartment under fire," he added, and was forced to shoot after the man refused the officer's order to drop his weapon. The officer is a 15-year, full-time veteran of the force and was put on standard administrative leave, the Star Tribune said.