Police fatally shoot man at St. Paul motelST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Police have identified the man shot and killed by officers at a St. Paul motel.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Police have identified the man shot and killed by officers at a St. Paul motel.
Authorities say the man killed in a confrontation with officers at a Super 8 motel Monday night was 36-year-old John Charles Carr of Anoka.
Officers were called to the motel on a report of a suicidal male who was armed with knives and high on methamphetamine.
Police say they found Carr in a third floor room and when they knocked on the door he threatened to kill them. Officers say Carr, armed with heavy duty utility knives, then confronted four officers in the hallway and was shot. He was pronounced dead at the scene.