Woman Shot, Suspect Dead After Hours-Long Standoff in Cannon Falls

(Cannon Falls, MN) — A 26-year-old woman is in a level one trauma center and authorities found a 25-year-old man dead inside a home after an hours-long standoff in Cannon Falls. Officers responded to a 9-1-1 call Wednesday of a woman that reported being shot and got her out of the area and to the hospital. Officials say they’re still investigating what led up to the shooting. Police said during the standoff there was not a threat to the general population, but encouraged residents to secure their homes and remain inside. Cannon Falls Schools activated “no one in or out” as events unfolded, but by mid-afternoon police said it was safe to release students.