Gunman Killed, Officer Wounded in St. Paul Shootout

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By Brett Stolpestad

A shooting in St. Paul leaves 11-year veteran police officer Daniel King hospitalized and the shooter dead, the Star Tribune reported.

Daniel king and his partner were investigating a robbery before encountering St. Paul man Chue Xiong, 22, who opened fire on the officers with a shotgun that he had stolen from his home, the Star Tribune reported.

The officers fired back, killing Xiong. King was sent to the hospital after being shot while in his squad car. Police say King is in stable condition, the Pioneer Press reported.

The Star Tribune reported that police had received a report around 11 p.m. from Xiong's older brother saying that Xiong had stolen a gun from his family home.

Almost 30 minutes later, police found Xiong in the parking lot of Hope Community Academy charter school where he opened fire on the officers. Police fired back, killing Xiong, the Star Tribune reported.


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