Minneapolis Officers Involved in Fatal Shooting ID’D
St. Paul, MN -- (Learfield Wire Services) State public safety officials have identified the two Minneapolis officers involved in the police shooting death of Jamar Clark early last Sunday.
Mark Ringgenberg and Dustin Schwarze have been on the Minneapolis police force for 13 months, with seven years each of total police experience.
The Hennepin County medical examiner's office has ruled the cause of 24-year-old Clark's death as homicidal violence. The state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is still investigating an incident that has sparked several days of The B-C-A says the officers responded to paramedics who said Clark was disrupting them as they tried helping an assault victim. At some point, an altercation ensued between Clark and the officers -- and one of them shot Clark.
Both officers are on standard administrative leave, and the B-C-A says it will submit its findings to prosecutors for their review.
(Source: Learfield Wire Services)