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Source: HCMC Lockdown was Retaliation-Related after Death of 400 Soundbar Victim

Eddie Potts was taken into custody after a report of a person with a gun near HCMC Sunday, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office. - Photo: Hennepin County Sheriff's Office

A connection exists between a Minneapolis nightclub shooting back in August and a lockdown at Hennepin County Medical Center on Sunday night, sources tell 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS.

According to a hospital spokesperson, the lockdown started just before 11 p.m. Sunday when a person was seen with a weapon on a sidewalk near the medical center.

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Crystal Police Looking for Suspect in Attack on K9 Officer

K9 Officer Rocco -

A police dog who protects and serves the city of Crystal is attacked by a man wielding a large landscaping brick. Now, officers are asking for the public's help to bring the suspect to justice.

His name is Rocco.

"He's a fabulous police dog," said Dep. Chief Mike Meehan with the Crystal Police Department.

Portion of Hwy 100 in St. Louis Park Reduced to 1 Lane in Each Direction

Part of Highway 100 in St. Louis Park is down to one lane in each direction.

Lanes have been reduced between Park Center Boulevard and Xenwood Avenue.

Crews are currently re-paving the bridge deck. The work should be done by Saturday.

Minnehaha Creek Watershed District Proposes Budget, Levy Increase

Cleanup from the flooding in June is part of the reason for a proposed budget and levy increase for the Minnehaha Watershed District.

At its meeting on Sept. 11, the board has approved an $8,291,310 proposed levy for 2015, a 4.99 percent increase from 2014. The District’s $14,206,850 proposed budget for 2015 is a 9.12 percent increase from the previous year.

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County Road 101 Under Construction in West Metro

There is a travel alert for drivers in the west metro, as a three-year construction project started Monday on County Road 101.

Hennepin County is working to improve the road by Creek View Trail in Minnetonka to deal with deteriorating pavement, utilities and flooding concerns.

Crews haven't done any major work to this stretch of road for more than 80 years.

OSHA, Police Investigate Employee Killed in Hopkins Supervalu Warehouse Accident

SuperValu Distribution Center in Hopkins, Minnesota - Photo: Ryan Companies

A 51-year-old man was killed during an industrial accident at the Supervalu Warehouse on Sunday, according to Hopkins police.

Around 2:35 p.m., police responded to the warehouse, located on the 300 block of Second Avenue South, to a report of an injured employee.

Victim ID'd in 1 of 2 Fatal Shootings in Mpls. over the Weekend

Two men were killed in separate shootings in Minneapolis over the weekend.

The first shooting happened just before 11 p.m. Saturday on the 2600 block of Knox Avenue North, according to Minneapolis police spokesman John Elder.