A man was shot and killed early New Year’s Day morning after getting into a struggle with a Mankato police officer at a hotel.
The Mankato Department of Public Safety says the officer responded to a disturbance at the Country Inn & Suites on Highway 22 about 4 a.m. Saturday.
KEYC-TV reports police say the officer confronted a man and the two struggled. A police statement says the officer discharged his or her weapon, striking the man. Resuscitation efforts were unsuccessful.