Eagan police investigating Monday night homicide near hotel

10November 2020

Eagan police are investigating a shooting that left one dead with a gunshot wound to the head.

Just before 9 p.m. Monday, Eagan police officers responded to a report of gunshots near Eagandale Place and Lone Oak Road. Officers found a male victim on the southeast side of the Sonesta Suites hotel with a gunshot wound to the head, said Eagan police spokesman officer Aaron Machtemes in a news release early Tuesday.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

A short time later, officers stopped a vehicle leaving the area and took a man and woman into custody. Both were transported back to the Eagan Police Department and remain in custody, police said.

The investigation is active and ongoing, police said, and further details of the case will be released as they become available.

Anyone who may have witnessed this incident is encouraged to call Eagan police 651-675-5799.

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