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ROCHESTER POLICE DEPARTMENT

The call claimed six children at a Rochester school had been shot by a man with body armor and an AK-47
Schools across the country have experienced false calls regarding active shooters in recent weeks, prompting law enforcement to investigate the matter. In Minnesota, 15 schools, from Rochester to Cloquet received hoax calls this week.
The Emergency Response Unit in Olmsted County, Minnesota, responded to a standoff Aug. 20. The man, Michael Molitor, 37, of Pine Island, fired several shots at law enforcement. Molitor, an Army veteran with a 2006 deployment in Iraq, is asking the court to let him go to a veteran focused treatment center in Texas.
The suspect allegedly threatened to beat employees and have her boyfriend shoot up the restaurant.
The suspect was shot during a traffic stop at 12:44 a.m. Saturday.
There is no immediate threat to the public.

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