The morning of Oct. 10, police tape blocked off a section of the Lowry Grove RV Park in St. Anthony where a man was killed in a police-involved shooting the night before on Oct. 9. Park resident John Weeber said there was such a large police presence on the scene immediately after the incident that he wondered, "Who was protecting everywhere else?" (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
Nearly 12 hours after a man was killed in a police-involved shooting the night of Oct. 9, an area in the Lowry Grove RV Park in St. Anthony where the shooting took place was still cordoned off by police tape.
Bullets, packed suitcase recovered during investigation
Hoffman is charged with one count of intentional second-degree murder. He appeared in Ramsey County District Court Sept. 12 in a bulletproof vest, and his bail was set at $2 million. His next court appearance is Oct. 3. The maximum sentence for second-degree murder is 40 years.
Vadnais Heights and Roseville, two recent recipients of Wal-Mart Supercenters, have found that although the retail hubs attract crowds of shoppers, they also require a good deal of police attention, leading the cities to look for ways to help cut the cost of increased policing.