Minnesota State Fair Closes Early Following Incident

Law enforcement closed the Minnesota State Fair early on Saturday night, September 3, following an incident near the fairground in Saint Paul, local media reported.

According to KSTP-TV, police officers and deputies armed with rifles attended the scene, and a section of Midway Parkway, a road near the fairground, was cordoned off with crime scene tape.

Fair organizers said the event had been closed early “due to disturbances in the area of the Midway.”

“There is nothing more to confirm at this time,” they said.

Footage by Twitter user @ethaninasupra shows some people at the fair running.

This is a developing story. Credit: @ethaninasupra via Storyful

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