Suspect in Benton County officer-involved shooting has criminal history

(Princeton, MN)  --  The suspect arrested in a standoff in Benton County that left five officers wounded has a history with law enforcement.

The five were members of the Sherburne County Drug Task Force and had gone to serve a warrant against 64-year-old Karl Holmberg of Glenordo Township.

Holmberg exchanged gunfire with the officers at around 7 a.m.

Additional police were called in, and Holmberg was taken into custody at around 10:45 after he was struck with a non-lethal projectile.

Holmberg has not yet been charged.

His criminal history shows a string of drug-related charges from 1986 to 2005.

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is continuing the investigation.