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Mendota Heights Officer Patrick Remembered for Kindness, Devotion to Job

Those who knew him say fallen Mendota Heights police officer Scott Patrick was funny and personable in intense situations.

“He would put people at ease, make it more friendly,” said retired Mendota Heights police investigator Mario Reyes.

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Family of Fallen Mendota Heights Police Officer Touched by Community Support

The memorial at the site where Mendota Heights Officer Scott Patrick was shot and killed Wednesday continues to grow. Since the early evening hours after the scene was cleared, people have been stopping by to drop off flowers and other mementos.

The family of Officer Patrick is touched by the outpouring of support from the community.

Police Locate Suspect's Vehicle in Officer Shooting Manhunt

Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick was shot and killed near Dodd Road and Smith Avenue in West St. Paul just before 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.

St. Paul Police say the vehicle they have been looking for in connection with the shooting has been located as of 6:30 p.m.

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Northfield Armed Robbery and Shooting

Northfield Police have made an arrest in an armed robbery and shooting that happened Tuesday morning.

Shane Hejl is charged with first-degree attempted murder, first and second degree assault and first-degree aggravated robbery.

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Community Members Gather to Honor Mendota Heights Officer

A community is mourning the loss of a Mendota Heights police officer.

Officer Scott Patrick was shot and killed near Dodd Road and Smith Avenue in West St. Paul just before 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Reporter's Notebook: Tragic Shooting of Mendota Heights Police Officer

Reporter Jay Kolls was the first reporter on the tragic fatal shooting of Mendota Height Police Officer Scott Patrick Wednesday afternoon in West St. Paul.

Jay followed the story all day Wednesday and has been talking with a number of police sources.

He has a timeline of what's happened so far.

2 Indicted on 1st Degree Murder Charges in Death of Anarae Schunk

Anarae Schunk went missing in Sept. 2013, and was found dead eight days later. - Photo: KSTP/File

The two people charged in the stabbing death of a 20-year-old University of Minnesota student have been indicted by a Dakota County Grand Jury.