WOODBURY, Minn. - Records show police calls to the Woodbury motel where a fatal hostage standoff occurred in August outnumber calls to all the other hotels in the city combined.
Some residents want local leaders to shut down the Red Roof Inn or at least take steps to reduce crime there.
The motel was the scene of a fatal shooting Aug. 31. Prosecutors say a Stillwater man held a number of people hostage, sexually assaulted four girls and tried to shoot a man who fled from the motel.
Police fatally shot the fleeing man outside the motel, mistaking him for the shooter.
There were 132 calls to the Red Roof Inn in 2012 during the 8 months before the shooting. The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports calls to five other hotels in Woodbury totaled 106 during the same time period.
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