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An officer blocks off the entrance to Pond Circle West in Mendota Heights as officers apparently search for a suspect Wednesday.

Mendota Heights officer slain during traffic stop; police hunt for suspect

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ST. PAUL -- Mendota Heights’ most veteran police officer was shot and killed during a traffic stop Wednesday afternoon in neighboring West St. Paul.


A manhunt was on for the suspect, who already was a wanted fugitive — he got out of prison in February and had a Minnesota Department of Corrections warrant for his arrest.

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