An officer spotted Rodgers, a suspect in a grocery-store robbery in Roseville, driving into a Sears parking lot just north of downtown St. Paul. Rodgers exited his vehicle carrying a knife, according to police. The officer repeatedly told him to stop, but Rodgers advanced on the officer, who shot him several times in the chest. Rodgers was pronounced dead at the hospital.

ID: 2034

Victms Name: Johnnie Berry Rodgers
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Race: African-American/Black

City: St. Paul
County: Ramsey
State: MN
Zip Code: 55103
Country: United States of America

Agency: St. Paul Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: An officer spotted Rodgers, a suspect in a grocery-store robbery in Roseville, driving into a Sears parking lot just north of downtown St. Paul. Rodgers exited his vehicle carrying a knife, according to police. The officer repeatedly told him to stop, but Rodgers advanced on the officer, who shot him several times in the chest. Rodgers was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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