Police Gun Down Mankato Man 26 Aug 11

A man in Mankato was apparently gunned down by police officers Thursday night. Law enforcement was called to the residence on the 600 block of Byron Street in Mankato at just before 9:30pm Thursday on a report of a possibly suicidal man. The suspect reportedly had a firearm, and when he refused to drop the gun police opened fire. He was dead at the scene. The investigation has been turned over to the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, and more details are expected to be released later today (FRI).