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VIDEOKINGS — According to a press release from the Brooklyn Center Police, a person was shot and killed while officers were attempting to make a traffic stop.
The driver was shot after he attempted to leave a traffic stop according to Brooklyn Center police.
According to a press release from the Brooklyn Center Police Department, officers were attempting to make a traffic stop near the 6300 block of Orchard Avenue just before 2 p.m. when they said they noticed the driver had an outstanding warrant.
While police were attempting to take the suspect into custody, the driver re-entered the vehicle and one of the officers fired their weapon and hit the driver, according to the release.
Police said they attempted live-saving measures but the person eventually died at the scene.
The release said the vehicle then traveled “several blocks” before colliding with another vehicle. A female passenger in the car was transported to North Memorial Hospital with injuries related to the crash, according to the release. No injuries were reported by anyone inside the vehicle that was struck.