Police need help identifying suspect
Maplewood police are trying to identify a male suspect who pulled out a gun at Bleecher's Bar on the evening of Friday, July 24, and pointed it at patrons as he exited the establishment.
A little before 11 p.m., Maplewood police officers were called to the bar at 2220 White Bear Ave. N., on the report of an armed assault.
Police say victim appears to have been aggressor
The Maplewood Police Department and the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension are investigating a fatal shooting outside the Stargate nightclub in the early hours ofFridaymorning.
They have identified the victim as Chou "Tony" Yang, 20, of St. Paul.
A call came in at12:52 a.m.that there had been a shooting outside the club, which is located at 1700 Rice St. in the Crown Plaza retail center.
Emergency responders found a man with a gunshot injury in the parking lot and transported him to Regions Medical Center, where he later died.
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