SWAT officers were at the scene of an apparent shot-fired incident in the 8000 block of Claymore Ave. E. in Inver Grove Heights. According to a police news release, officers responded to a 911 caller who asked for police and to hurry. When an officer responded an initial knock at the door received no response. Following a second knock and announcement the police department was present, the officer apparently heard a single gunshot.

Jim Gehrz, Star Tribune

SWAT officers in the 8000 block of Claymore Ave. E. in Inver Grove Heights. The incident began around 11 a.m. and ended at about 4:30 p.m.

Jim Gehrz, Star Tribune

Police arrest man after Inver Grove Heights standoff

  • Associated Press
  • December 28, 2012 - 8:27 PM

INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn. - Police have arrested a 20-year-old man after a nearly 6-hour standoff in a Twin Cities suburb.

Inver Grove Heights police answered a 911 call around 11 a.m. Friday. An officer knocked on the door and thought he heard a gunshot from inside.

Neighbors were told to stay inside and away from windows as police set up a perimeter. Officers took the man into custody just before 5 p.m.

Police say they found a gun near the man and evidence that the weapon had been fired numerous times inside the home.

The man was treated for minor injuries at a hospital and released to jail staff.

No officers were hurt or discharged their weapons.

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