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Published October 07, 2012, 01:27 PM

Authorities ID Minn. man fatally shot by police

RICHFIELD, Minn. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a Richfield man who was shot and killed by a police officer.

RICHFIELD, Minn. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a Richfield man who was shot and killed by a police officer.

The Hennepin County medical examiner's office says 25-year-old Jeffrey O'Connor died of multiple gunshot wounds.

Officers were called to a Richfield home about 9 a.m. Friday on a report of an emotionally disturbed man and a potential hostage situation.

Investigators say an officer shot and killed a man who was wielding a knife. The officer involved in the shooting was not hurt.

Richfield police expect to release more information Monday.

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