BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. - Brooklyn Park Police say it appears a man who was fatally shot Monday night was attempting to rob someone who was legally carrying a gun.

Assistant Chief Mark Bruley says the preliminary investigation into the fatal shooting indicates that the man who was killed on the 7500 block of Imperial Drive targeted an individual who had a valid permit to carry a handgun as his victim. Witnesses say there was an exchange of gunfire, and the alleged robber was killed.

Police investigate fatal shooting in Brooklyn Park. (Photo: KARE 11)
Police investigate fatal shooting in Brooklyn Park. (Photo: KARE 11)

Investigators recovered both weapons from the scene and are analyzing them as part of the ongoing investigation. The man who was reportedly targeted by the robber and fired the fatal shot has not been arrested, and police say they are seeking no additional suspects in the incident.