Standoff At St. Louis Park Apartment Building After Fire In Trash Room

29 March 2022

ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. (WCCO) — Some residents of a St. Louis Park apartment building were evacuated Tuesday morning after a person allegedly started a fire in the trash room, then entered into a standoff with law enforcement.

According to city officials, authorities responded to 5600 Camerata Way just before 9 a.m. They quickly extinguished the fire, then began negotiating with the suspect, who officials said was a resident of the building.

(credit: MnDOT)

Police, fire and SWAT teams all responded.

Residents in units near the negotiation were evacuated, officials said, but there was no threat to the public.

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