St. Paul man identified in police shooting

Motel standoff
A Bureau of Criminal Apprehension investigator takes photos at the scene of a fatal police standoff in Woodbury, Minn., on Friday, Aug. 31, 2012.
AP Photo/Pioneer Press, Elizabeth Mohr

A 19-year-old St. Paul man has been identified in a fatal shooting by the police at the Red Roof Inn in Woodbury.

The Ramsey County medical examiner says Mark Eric Henderson died of multiple gunshot wounds.

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety said Friday night that no weapon was recovered from Henderson.

But Woodbury officers told the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension that they thought Henderson was armed.

Three Woodbury officers are on standard paid leave while the incident is under investigation. The officers are Anthony Ofstead, Stacey Krech and Natalie Martin.

A 24-year-old man from Maplewood is in custody and suspected of firing the original shots and holding seven people inside a hotel room in a standoff that lasted about three hours on Friday morning.

Correction (March 19, 2015): An earlier version of this story misspelled Officer Anthony Ofsted's name. The story has been updated.

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