FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
On Sunday, September 3rd, 2017, at approximately 8:51pm, officers from the Farmington Police Department were dispatched to the 18300 block of Exodus Ct for a female who had been shot. Upon arrival, the 25 year old victim was located in the yard of the residence with multiple gunshot wounds and transported to the hospital. She is currently recovering after surgery.
The suspect, a 36 year old male who is known to the victim, remained in the residence and initially refused to exit. The Dakota County Mutual Aid Assistance Group was mobilized and secured the scene while negotiations continued with the suspect. At approximately 10:30pm, the suspect emerged from the residence unarmed and was taken into custody without incident. He is currently being held in the Dakota County Jail pending charges. There is no ongoing threat to public safety.
There is no further information available at this time.
The Farmington Police Department was assisted by the Farmington Fire Department, Allina Medical Transport as well as officers from the Dakota County Sheriff’s Office, Lakeville, Apple Valley, and Burnsville.