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An officer blocks off the entrance to Pond Circle West in Mendota Heights as officers apparently search for a suspect Wednesday, July 30, 2014.

Suspect in Mendota Heights cop killing arrested after shootout in St. Paul

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ST. PAUL - A routine traffic stop midday Wednesday ended with gunshots that felled Mendota Heights’ most veteran police officer. Eight hours later, during a massive manhunt for officer Scott Patrick’s killer, police said the suspect opened fire on St. Paul officers, who shot back.

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Brian George Fitch Sr. was injured, as was a woman in the car he was driving.

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