Two shot in Columbia Heights carjacking

September 24, 2018

Two people have been shot in an apparent carjacking in Columbia Heights Monday morning, authorities said.

Officers were called to the intersection of 42nd Avenue NE. and Fillmore Street about 5:45 a.m. The caller, who was one of the victims, told a dispatcher that a man approached his car at gunpoint, fired shots and took the vehicle, a dispatcher with the Anoka County Sheriffs Office said.

Authorities found two victims suffering from gunshot wounds when they arrived on the scene. Both victims were taken to a hospital, the dispatcher said.

Police have not released any information about the suspect or the vehicle that was taken.

Tim Harlow 612-673-7768

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