The police station said that when the police arrived at the scene at 2:18 in the morning, the suspect, 21-year-old Devin Matthew Weiland, fired several shots at the officer, hitting an officer in the chest and hitting at least two police cars. .
KIMT and ALPD stated that the police took away all civilians and cut off the power to the building because negotiators and SWAT teams were brought in to help the standoff, which lasted until 1
ALPD stated that two men, 52 and 38, and 30-year-old Albert Lea police were injured in the incident.
Albert Leah police said the two civilians were transported to Albert Leah’s Mayo Clinic Hospital, while the officer was treated for injuries and was subsequently released.
Minnesota Governor Tim Walz said in a statement on Sunday afternoon: “Our thoughts are related to the Minnesota people who were injured in the shooting this morning.”
Walz said: “Thanks to the law enforcement personnel, including the local task force and our national patrol officers and the staff of the Criminal Arrest Bureau, for their efforts to protect Alberta residents from further harm.”