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Published May 24, 2011, 03:30 PM

Man hospitalized after he allegedly shoots up bar

HOPKINS, Minn. (AP) — A man was hospitalized after he allegedly shot up a bar in suburban Hopkins on Tuesday morning.

HOPKINS, Minn. (AP) — A man was hospitalized after he allegedly shot up a bar in suburban Hopkins on Tuesday morning.

Police say the 36-year-old entered Lindee's Saloon and Eatery and began shooting the cash registers with a shotgun around 8 a.m. members of a cleaning crew fled.

Police established a perimeter and telephone contact. During the call, police overheard a struggle between the owner and the shooter. Officers entered and arrested the man.

Police say the man was taken to a nearby hospital for physical and psychological treatment.

Charges are pending. Nobody else was injured.

Police Sgt. Michael Glassberg tells the Star Tribune there is a known relationship between the owner and suspect, but declined to elaborate.

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