According to the Star Tribune, a call about a possibly suicidal and armed man brought officers to a mobile home park. Opalinski opened fire on officers, hitting one in the leg as he tried to evacuate others. Officers fired back. Opalinski kept firing through the walls of his home, until a police sniper fatally shot him.

ID: 733

Victms Name: Thomas Joseph Opalinski
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Race: European-American/White

City: Chaska
County: Carver
State: MN
Zip Code: 55318
Country: United States of America

Agency: Scott County Swat Team

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: According to the Star Tribune, a call about a possibly suicidal and armed man brought officers to a mobile home park. Opalinski opened fire on officers, hitting one in the leg as he tried to evacuate others. Officers fired back. Opalinski kept firing through the walls of his home, until a police sniper fatally shot him.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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