Memorial Service for Fallen Burnsville First Responders Set for Wednesday Morning

Burnsville, Minnesota – The community of Burnsville, Minnesota, mourns the loss of police officers Paul Elmstrand and Matthew Ruge, along with paramedic and firefighter Adam Finseth, who were tragically killed in a shooting incident earlier this month. The suspect, Shannon Gooden, also lost his life in the incident. The public service to honor these fallen … Read more

Standoff in Burnsville Ends in Tragedy: Gunman Fires Over 100 Rounds, Killing Two Officers and Paramedic

Minneapolis, Minnesota – During a recent predawn standoff in a Burnsville neighborhood, state investigators revealed that Shannon Cortez Gooden unexpectedly fired over 100 rounds at police and first responders, resulting in the tragic deaths of two officers and a paramedic. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension provided detailed specifics about the incident that took place … Read more

Shooter Unleashes Barrage of more than 100 Rounds in Deadly Burnsville Incident

Burnsville, Minnesota – State investigators have revealed shocking new details from the tragic Burnsville shooting, highlighting the harrowing events that unfolded early Sunday. Shannon Gooden, the shooter, reportedly launched a sudden attack on officers inside his residence, firing over 100 rifle rounds without warning. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension confirmed the existence of body … Read more

Burnsville Shooter Shannon Gooden Unleashes Barrage of Rifle Rounds on Officers Without Warning

Burnsville, MN – A tragic shooting incident unfolded in Burnsville, Minnesota, early Sunday as Shannon Gooden opened fire on police officers inside his home, according to details released by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. More than 100 rifle rounds were fired by Gooden, leading to a standoff with law enforcement. The police were initially … Read more

Details Released: Burnsville Shooting Leaves 2 Officers and Firefighter Dead

BURNSVILLE, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) has released new details regarding the tragic shooting that occurred in Burnsville on February 18th, resulting in the deaths of two police officers and a firefighter/paramedic. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner has confirmed that officers Matthew Ruge and Paul Elmstrand, along … Read more

Burnsville Shooter Who Killed 3 First Responders Dies By Suicide: Report

BURNSVILLE, Minnesota – A man who killed three first responders during a standoff in Burnsville, Minnesota, took his own life, according to the Medical Examiner’s Office. The man, identified as Shannon Cortez Gooden, 38, died from a gunshot wound to the head. Gooden had barricaded himself in his home, where he had several guns and … Read more

Fatal Burnsville Shooting Suspect Dies by Suicide

Burnsville, Minnesota – A tragic incident unfolded in Burnsville, Minnesota as two police officers and a firefighter were shot and killed by a man named Shannon Cortez Gooden. The Hennepin County medical examiner’s office confirmed that Gooden died by suicide, putting an end to the violent encounter that took three innocent lives. Gooden, 38, took … Read more

Burnsville, MN Shooting Tragedy: Names Confirmed, Gunman’s Violent Past Revealed

BURNSVILLE, Minn. — The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has confirmed the identity of the man responsible for the deadly shooting that claimed the lives of three first responders in Burnsville. The shooter, Shannon Gooden, 38, died by suicide after opening fire on the first responders. Burnsville police officers Matthew Ruge and Paul Elmstrand, along … Read more

Man Who Killed Police Officers in Burnsville Not Legally Allowed to Own Guns

BURNSVILLE, Minnesota – A tragic incident in a wooded neighborhood near Minneapolis has left two police officers and a firefighter dead after a man, identified as Shannon Gooden, opened fire on police officers who had responded to a domestic disturbance call. Gooden, 38, was not legally allowed to possess firearms due to a previous assault … Read more

GUNLESS Burnsville Shooter Identified by Medical Examiner in Police and Firefighter Killing Spree

BURNSVILLE, Minn. – Authorities have identified the man who fatally shot two police officers and a firefighter in Burnsville, Minnesota. The shooter, Shannon Gooden, 38, was also reported to have taken his own life. Gooden had lost his right to own a gun due to a felony assault conviction in 2007 and was unsuccessful in … Read more