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Kim Clauson

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Update: Charges and Recovery of Firearm

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Published May 6, 2022
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Updated on November 2, 2022
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On 05/5/2022 at approximately 7:00 p.m. Bloomington Officers pursued a vehicle suspected of being involved in shots fired at a Bloomington residence. The vehicle pursuit ended in Eagan following a crash of the suspect vehicle into an unrelated vehicle at South Bound Hwy 77 and Cliff Road exit ramp. A juvenile female driver, and juvenile male passenger were taken into custody at that location. Juvenile charges are pending for 2nd degree assault, drive by shooting, flee in a motor vehicle, and ineligible person in possession of a firearm. A .223 caliber AR-style pistol was recovered from the suspect vehicle. The firearm was loaded with Green Tip .223 ammunition and had a mesh bag attached to collect shell casings.

Prior to the pursuit at approximately 6:00 p.m. an attempted robbery of person was reported in the area of 8800 block of Old Cedar Avenue in Bloomington. Investigation into the robbery is continuing. These two incidents may be related.

Photo of recovered weapon:

AR Style Pistol