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Minn. Officers Ambushed After Fake 911 Call

August 22, 2012  | 

Photo via Minneapolis Park Police.
Photo via Minneapolis Park Police.

A man who was shot by Minneapolis Park Police Tuesday after stabbing a female officer called 911 to lure officers, police said.

The officer and her partner were responding to a report of a knifepoint robbery in the area of Minnehaha Parkway West at Bryant Avenue South.

The suspect, identified as Marsenior Pede Johnson, 38, told police "he called 911 to report being robbed as he wanted to hurt police officers when they arrived to talk to him," Palmer said in a statement.

Read the full Pioneer Press story.

Related:

Prankster Harassed Police with Hundreds of Hoax Calls


Comments (2)

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[email protected] @ 8/22/2012 9:21 PM

Sorry to hear this pos wasen't doa on arrival. Glad both Officers are going to be OK. Blues, Stay Safe.

Skip @ 8/24/2012 5:23 AM

Please just tell me why he was even out on the street?

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