[Video] Councilman Draws Weapon After Shots Fired

Feb 27, 2016 | 0 comments

Shots rang out during a city council meeting Monday in New Hope, Minn., sending some local politicians diving for cover and prompting another to pull out his handgun. Two police officers were wounded when a man suddenly opened fire immediately after the swearing in of cops in the council chambers. The man, whose name has not been released, was shot and killed by police, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported. The gunfire erupted just outside the chambers at 7:15 p.m. and brought the meeting to an immediate halt.

That’s when John Elder, a New Hope council member who also works as public information officer …read more