A 25-year-old Columbia Heights man was arrested early Saturday on suspicion of murder after the fatal shooting of another man at a Minnetonka park-and-ride ramp, according to Minnetonka police.
Officers responded to reports of a shooting at the ramp about 11:13 p.m. Friday, according to a news release. The ramp is at 11201 Wayzata Blvd., at Interstate 394 and Hopkins Crossroads
Officers found a man at the ramp with a gunshot wound to his head, police said. He was dead at the scene.
Witnesses told police the suspect had fled on foot. Officers found him in the woods near Crane Lake, which is adjacent to the ramp, and arrested him at 1:58 a.m. Saturday.
The suspect is being held in the Hennepin County jail pending charges. Minnetonka police say they are not seeking other suspects.
The identity of the victim has not been released. Police also have not said what might have led to the shooting.
Minnetonka police were assisted by a number of units, including police departments from neighboring suburbs, the State Patrol and the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office.