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Man Goes on Crime Spree: Kidnaps, Rapes Woman, Carjacks Multiple Vehicle, Holds A Family at Gunpoint, Shoots Out with Police and Finally Kills Himself in Minnesota – WATCH:

The Ramsey County Medical Examiner identified the man who died during the incident as 34-year-old Noah Ante Erickson of White Bear Lake. The man died of suicide due to a gunshot wound, according to the medical examiner.

Early Monday morning, Erickson kidnapped a woman at gunpoint from the parking lot of her Maplewood workplace and forced her to drive them to her St. Paul residence. There, sources say he tied up the victim and a housemate and sexually assaulted one of them. The suspect then stole a vehicle from the home and fled. Once free, one of the female victims called 911 to report what had happened.

Erickson abandoned the woman’s vehicle in a Cottage Grove neighborhood and carjacked another vehicle at gunpoint from a man in that neighborhood.

Erickson then abandoned the second vehicle a few blocks away and entered a nearby home. There were two adults and two children inside at the time. Erickson held the couple at gunpoint and, a short time later, he stole a pickup truck from the home.

He drove around police barricades and across yards, eventually crashing into a tree several houses away. Erickson then exited the vehicle and “exchanged gunfire during a confrontation with law enforcement before turning the gun on himself,” officials said.

Source: BCA: Suspect in Cottage Grove shooting turned gun on himself

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WATCH: CHILLING VIDEO Shows Brian J. Quinones LIVESTREAMS Police Car Chase Then Gets Shot to Death

WARNING: DISTRESSING CONTENT The driver, identified as Brian Quinones, was gunned down after a 12 minute police chase which was shared on Facebook

It started when the driver was seen running a red light, according to reports in the US.

When he got out, he was wielding a knife, prompting officers to open fire in Richfield, Minnesota, it is claimed.

Video shared on the Facebook page of Brian J. Quinones shows the driver refuse to stop as police lights flashed in the background.

He appeared calm throughout, and at various stages is shown singing along to music.

Source: ‘Knife-wielding’ man livestreams police chase before being shot dead

9 of The Best Place to Eat in the Twin Cities, Minnesota

Whether its Cambodian larb, Afghan kebabs, or Ecuadorian llapingachos, Minneapolis and St. Paul offer a global food tour without leaving Minnesota.

8 Best Restaurants with Patios in Saint Paul, Minnesota

From English garden to hidden oasis, these are the finest outdoor dining seats.

Whether its old favorites or newcomers, St. Paul has plenty of bars and restaurants teeming with pretty patios that are just waiting for sunny days to bring people out in droves. Everyone has a different opinion when it comes to where the best places are, but here’s a list that spans the spectrum filled with options that are sure to please. See more at Source: Eight Essential Patios in Saint Paul

5 most delicious Southern restaurants in Saint Paul, Minnesota

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Southern spots around Saint Paul. Here’s a rundown of top businesses in the city, with ratings, photos and more.

Topping the list is Revival. Located at 525 Selby Ave. in Summit-University, the Southern spot, which offers desserts and burgers, is the highest-rated Southern restaurant in Saint Paul, boasting four stars out of 420 reviews on Yelp.

“I know they are known for their chicken, but you have to try the burger (add bacon),” wrote Yelper Erika P. “Literally one of the best burgers I’ve ever had, and I’ve had a lot. It is so worth it for a good splurge meal.”

Source: The 5 best Southern spots in Saint Paul

The 5 Best Minneapolis Places To Get A Frozen Treat

Topping the list is Milkjam Creamery; the spot to score ice cream and frozen yogurt and more is the highest rated frozen treat spot in Minneapolis.

Source: The 5 Best Minneapolis Places To Get A Frozen Treat