Man fatally shot after standoff in Eagan

Eagan Police shooting
Crime scene staff examine the scene of a shooting involving Eagan police that left a man dead on Tuesday on the 1900 block of Seneca Road.
Tim Nelson | MPR News

Updated 8:54 p.m. | Posted 5:29 a.m.

A man was fatally shot Tuesday night following a standoff with Eagan police.

Officers were called to a domestic assault involving a firearm at about 6 p.m. They located the suspect, who was armed, police said.

Following a short foot chase, officers contained the suspect in an area near the 1900 block of Seneca Road, Eagan chief Roger New told reporters Wednesday.

Eagan police chief Roger New
Eagan police chief Roger New, speaking at a press conference Wednesday.
Tim Nelson | MPR News

Officers tried negotiating with the man for several hours and at some point during that time, shots were fired and the man was struck. He was pronounced dead at Regions Hospital. Eagan police say shots were fired at about 10:41 p.m.

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is handling the case.

New on Wednesday said video footage from police squads and officer body cameras may have captured the incident, and a firearm was recovered at the scene. Otherwise, there were few additional details.

The officers involved are on leave, but New couldn't say how many or from which jurisdiction. Responding officers came from Eagan, Apple Valley, Edina and Bloomington, as well as the Minnesota State Patrol.

The BCA said it would provide additional details, including the officers' names, once its initial round of interviews with officers and witnesses is complete.

New said he did not know the condition of the woman involved in the domestic assault call or the relationship between her and the man who was killed.

Late Wednesday, the Ramsey County Medical Examiner identified the dead man as Isak Abdirahman Aden, 23, of Columbia Heights. The agency said Aden died of multiple gunshot wounds.