Man with ‘gun’ shot, injured by police at Minneapolis city Hall

The police set up crime scene tape outside a Minneapolis police room in the Minneapolis city Hall on Monday, Dec. 18, 2017. Minneapolis police say their officers have been involved in a shooting in the department’s investigative unit in the town Hall. (AP Photo/Jeff Baenen)

Minnesota police shot and injured an armed man in an interview in the Minneapolis city Hall Monday night, sparking an investigation.

The man, who was interviewed by the local police station, began the pain with a “sharp weapon,” Fox 9 reported. Officers tried “to curb the adult male subject,” but eventually had to discharge their weapons, Police chief Medaria Arradondo said.

This is #MPD ” s Investigative Unit. Room 108. It is unclear what exactly the person shot was interviewed for around the time that police say he began, the pain was w/sharp weapon after investigators left the room. They returned, tried to grasp the man, could not, shots were fired.

— Iris Pérez (@IrisPerezFOX9) 19 December 2017

The interview room where the incident unfolded is reported to be the location of the department “research units.”

Minneapolis-the Police said that the incident is “contained” and that “there is no danger to the public.” Several officials involved in the incident are on paid administrative leave.

BREAKING: Officer involved shooting in Minneapolis city Hall. I’ve been told room 108.

— E Linares (@WCCOEL) on December 18, 2017

Paramedics reportedly took the man to Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis. His condition is unclear.

The state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating the incident. Arrandondo said the police obtained video of what happened.

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The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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