- Associated Press - Wednesday, March 15, 2017

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The Latest on St. Paul police-involved shooting that killed a man (all times local):

6:15 p.m.

Authorities say the man who was killed in an officer-involved shooting in St. Paul was from the Chicago area.

The Ramsey County medical examiner on Wednesday identified the man as 29-year-old Cordale Quinn Handy of Waukegan, Illinois.

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says Handy died of multiple gunshot wounds.

According to the BCA, three police officers were called early Wednesday to a domestic situation involving physical violence at an apartment in St. Paul’s Dayton’s Bluff neighborhood. Officers encountered Handy in the street and, at some point, two officers fired their guns, striking Handy, who died at the scene. No officers were hurt.

The BCA recovered a firearm outside of the apartment building and spent shell casings inside the apartment.

Three St. Paul police officers are on standard administrative leave. Their names were not released.

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5 p.m.

The man who was killed in an officer-involved shooting in St. Paul has been identified by his brother.

The Star Tribune reports (https://strib.mn/2nFZvLJ ) the man was identified as Cordale Handy of St. Paul. That’s according to his brother, JaJuan Handy.

Authorities say officers were called to an apartment building early Wednesday because of a domestic situation involving violence. Police say officers encountered a man on the street. Shots were fired and he was struck.

De’Andre Gatewood heard the incident. He says a woman screamed: “He’s trying to kill me.” While officers were there, he says the woman shouted that the gun wasn’t loaded and she told the man to put it down.

The St. Paul chapter of the NAACP and other community groups didn’t identify Handy by name, but say he was black.

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10:30 a.m.

St. Paul police say a man has died in an officer-involved shooting in the Dayton’s Bluff neighborhood.

Authorities say officers were called to an apartment building about 2:30 a.m. Wednesday because of a domestic situation involving physical violence.

Police say officers encountered a man on a street in the area. Shots were fired and the man was struck. Police spokesman Steve Linders says three officers were on the scene. None was injured.

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is leading the investigation.

Spokeswoman Jill Oliveira says the name of the man will be released after he’s formally identified and his family is notified. The officers’ names will be released after initial interviews with witnesses.


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