Suspect in custody after 1 shot dead at Burnsville hotel 

Police asked the public to avoid the area but said there is no remaining threat.

Burnsville Inn & Suites/

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.

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. 


Anthony Gockowski

Anthony Gockowski is Editor-in-Chief of Alpha News. He previously worked as an editor for The Minnesota Sun and Campus Reform, and wrote for the Daily Caller.