Deputy, suspect identified in Cohasset officer involved shooting

According to a news release from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety dated Aug. 23, the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the individual who died during an officer involved shooting incident in the Itasca County city of Cohasset early Saturday morning. The medical examiner says Adam Russell Schneider, 31, of 460 2nd Street NW in Cohasset, died of gunshot wounds.

Itasca County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Stephen Snyder, who has been with the sheriff’s office for four years, is on standard administrative leave.

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) is investigating the incident at the request of the Itasca County Sheriff’s Office.

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