St. Paul police have identified Brian Fitch Sr. as the suspect in the fatal shooting of police officer Scott Patrick. Investigators found the car that Fitch was driving, but did not say where it was found.
Officer Patrick was shot at about 12:20 p.m. after pulling over a car driven by 39-year-old Brian Fitch Sr., in West St. Paul. He later died at Regions Hospital.
Officer Scott Patrick, a 19-year veteran of the force, was the first police officer killed in the line of duty in Mendota Heights, which is a suburb of St. Paul.