Criminal Law

Minnesota State Trooper Is Charged in the Fatal Shooting of Driver During Routine Traffic Stop

A Minnesota State Patrol trooper has been charged in connection to the death of 33-year-old Ricky Cobb II, who was shot and killed during a routine traffic stop on Interstate 94 on July 31, 2023.

The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday that Trooper Ryan Londregan has been charged with second-degree murder, first-degree assault and second-degree manslaughter.

“While deadly force by peace officers is justified in some circumstances, the criminal complaint alleges the circumstances in this case did not justify the use of deadly force,” Hennepin County Attorney Mary Moriarty said in a statement.

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