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Man opens fire multiple times in Columbia Heights neighborhood, triggering standoff

WCCO digital headlines: Afternoon of Aug. 15, 2022
WCCO digital headlines: Afternoon of Aug. 15, 2022 01:37

COLUMBIA HEIGHTS, Minn. – Police say a standoff ended peacefully Monday evening after a man fired a gun several times in a residential Twin Cities neighborhood.

Columbia Heights police officers were called to the 3900 block of 5th Street at about 5:30 p.m. after reports came in of a man who "had discharged a firearm into the air."

Police secured the neighborhood and got into communication with the suspect. At 8 p.m., the man reportedly surrendered. No one was hurt.

Officials identified the man as a 31-year-old from Columbia Heights. The incident remains under investigation. 

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