Police are investigating after a man was shot dead at a Burnsville hotel Friday evening.
The fatal shooting took place at the Burnsville Inn & Suites, KSTP confirmed.
Officers responded to a call around 6:35 p.m. in the area of Burnsville Parkway and Aldrich Avenue. Upon arrival, officers discovered the deceased victim, whose identity has not been released. A male suspect was arrested a short time later.
Press release relating to Burnsville Parkway and Aldrich Avenue incident. The suspect is in custody and there is no threat to the public. If you have further information please call 911 if in Dakota County. Outside of Dakota County call 952-322-2323. pic.twitter.com/PIJvg0HWM5
— Burnsville Police (@BurnsvillePD) July 24, 2021
Shortly before 8 p.m., Burnsville police said the scene was still active and asked the public to avoid the area, but they do not believe there is an ongoing threat to the public.
Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call 911 or 952-322-2323.
This is a developing story.