The suspect fled the scene before police arrived. The victim, who was receiving treatment, was able to provide officers with a description of the suspect.
The search for the suspect caused the hospital and surrounding buildings to go into lockdown.
hospital parking lot. The suspect fled the scene. The victim, who is being treated, was able to give officers a description of the suspect. Those in the area are urged to exercise caution and remain in their homes. Anyone with info. should contact @EdinaPolice at 952-826-1600.
— City of Edina, MN (@EdinaMN) September 15, 2020
Police identified the suspect as an Asian man in his 30s with a shaved head and a tattoo on the right side of his neck. The suspect was believed to be wearing sweatpants.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Edina Police Department at 952-826-1600.
An M Health Fairview spokesperson issued the following statement Monday night:
We are aware of reports of a shooting on the M Health Fairview Southdale Hospital campus. At this time, the investigation and pursuit of suspect(s) is being led by the Edina Police Department and questions regarding the situation should be forwarded there.
M Health Fairview Southdale Hospital is secure and is providing full service for patients in the Emergency Department. More information, as it is available, will be provided to the public via the Edina Police Department.
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