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From left, Bemidji Police officer Mike Solheim, Police Chief Jerry Johnson, and Sergeant John Sorensen listen to Bemidji Police investigator Mark Nelson describe a fatal shooting involving an 18-year-old man to Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Special Agent Brad Barker and Bemidji Police investigator Michael Haines Thursday afternoon at the corner of Third Street Southeast and Kay Avenue Southeast. Beltrami County Sheriff Phil Hodapp is standing behind Johnson.

Bemidji cop shoots, kills teen with knife

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An 18-year-old man who was shot by a Bemidji Police officer Thursday in Nymore, Minn., died as a result of the shooting.

The man, who has not been identified, was shot by a police officer about 12:30 p.m. and taken to North Country Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead, according to a Bemidji Police Department press release.


The incident began about 12:12 p.m. when emergency personnel received a call about a medical situation at 228 Kay Ave. S.E.

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