HUTCHINSON, Minn. (AP) — Hutchinson police have shot and wounded a man after a confrontation at an apartment building.ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's top fire official is retiring.
Police were called about 8 a.m. Friday on a report of a suspicious man sleeping in the entryway of Fairlane Apartments.State Fire Marshal Jerry Rosendahl will retire in December after 40 years with the Minnesota fire service, including nearly 10 years as fire marshal.
When police arrived, there was a brief confrontation and shots were fired.Rosendahl started his career in 1974 as a Woodbury volunteer firefighter. He was assistant chief in Hastings for seven years and Owatonna (oh-wuh-TAHN'-uh) fire chief for 13 years.
Hutchinson Police Chief Daniel Hatten says the man was wounded, given immediate medical treatment and taken to a Hutchinson hospital.Rosendahl was state director of emergency management before becoming fire marshal.
WCCO-TV (http://cbsloc.al/1chtfXY) reports the man was later transported to HCMC in Minneapolis, according to the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.State Public Safety Commissioner Mona Donman says Bruce West will replace Rosendahl on Dec. 4. West also will lead the Minnesota Office of Pipeline Safety, as Rosendahl did.