Minnesota cashier fatally impaled by golf club in brutal attack: police

After a nearly six-hour standoff, a suspect was arrested after killing a Minneapolis cashier by impelling him with a golf club, according to the Minneapolis Police Department.

Just before 1:00 p.m. Friday, officers responded to reports of a stabbing at a business in the 200 block of Oak Grove St. in Minneapolis. 

Upon arrival at the grocery store, officers said a 66-year-old man behind the counter was found with a golf club impaled through his torso, according to a press release from the Minneapolis Police Department. 

FIrst responders initiated immediate aid but despite life-saving measures, officers said the cashier succumbed to his injuries at a local hospital. 

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Minnesota cashier found impaled with golf club in deadly attack at grocery store. (Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)

Officers were able to track down the suspect to a nearby apartment unit after receiving information from a witness.

The suspect barricaded himself inside the apartment as negotiators, the SWAT team, the drone unit, and the bomb squad from the Minneapolis Police Department responded. 

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A Minneapolis Police officer rolls up caution tape at a crime scene on June 16, 2020, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  ((Photo by Brandon Bell/Getty Images))

After nearly six hours, officers say the suspect, age 44, was arrested without incident.

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Minneapolis Police arrest a suspect involved in the murder of a cashier who was impaled with a gold club. 

Investigators are working to determine what happened leading up to the murder. 

The identity of the cashier has yet to be released.

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