One Dead After Standoff At Rochester Shopping Center

(Rochester, MN) — A man is dead after a standoff at a shopping center in Rochester yesterday. Police say they received a call about a man who was making threats and suicidal statements around 9:30 a.m. He was found in a vehicle at the T.J. Maxx plaza on Salem Road Southwest around 2 p.m. and police tried to negotiate with him for several hours. Police say a shot was heard inside the vehicle and that the man was found dead from a self-inflicted wound sometime after 6 p.m. No other injuries were reported, and the state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating the shooting.

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