ST. PAUL, Minn. —A suburban St. Paul police officer was killed during an ambush Saturday, setting off a massive manhunt that ended with one suspect dead and another in custody, authorities said.
Maplewood police Sgt. Joseph Bergeron, 49, was fatally shot while responding to a reported carjacking early Saturday morning.
A jogger on a nearby trail heard the shot that killed Bergeron, a married father of two and a 26-year police veteran, and turned back around to see two suspects fleeing. The jogger used the officer's radio to call for help, and the carjacking victim warned police that at least one of the suspects was armed, police said.
The attack set off an hours-long search by more than 100 officers from over a dozen law enforcement agencies.
Nearly four hours after the shooting, a man darted out of the woods holding a toolbox and an officer tried to question him. The two scuffled, and authorities said the officer shot the man multiple times.
Buffett supports Goldman Sachs CEO
OMAHA — Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett declared his support for Goldman Sachs Group Inc. CEO Lloyd Blankfein on Saturday, and said he has no plans to sell his company's stake in the bank.
Buffett and Berkshire vice chairman Charlie Munger praised Goldman before a crowd of about 40,000 at Berkshire's annual shareholder meeting. Both executives said they're happy with Blankfein's leadership and said they don't view the Securities and Exchange Commission's civil fraud charges against Goldman as a strike against him.
"There's really no reason to think about somebody else running Goldman," Buffett said when asked whether someone besides Blankfein should be leading the investment bank. The charges filed April 16 have raised questions about Blankfein's tenure.
Buffett said that the financial institutions that lost money in deals with Goldman Sachs made poor credit decisions.