Authorities release name of man shot and killed by officers in St. James after high-speed chase

Authorities have released the name of the man shot and killed by law enforcement in St. James after a high-speed chase on Wednesday that started in North Mankato.

20-year-old Gilberto Salas of Gaylord abandoned a stolen vehicle in a snowbank and was tasered and shot in a convenience store office. The state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension continues investigating and expects to release the officers’ names and additional details Friday.


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