At about 2:30 this morning Blaine Carter Christofferson was shot while in the area of White Bear Ave and Minnehaha in Saint Paul.
Mr. Christofferson is 39 years old, a resident of Saint Paul. Mr. Christofferson was transported to Regions Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.
A short time after the shooting, responding officers took two parties into custody. They have been booked into the Ramsey County Law Enforcement Center.
Police are not releasing the names of the suspects at this time.
While all of the circumstances that lead up to the shooting of Mr. Chritofferson are not immediately available, police feel that this is not a random act of violence.
Police believe that the parties involved were known to each other.
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