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A motel that was the site of a fatal officer-involved shooting in Woodbury last year has been sold.

Woodbury’s Red Roof Inn was sold to Percy Pooniwala, a local resident who owns and runs a number of hotels in the Twin Cities.


The sale comes nearly one year after the shooting incident, where a man kept 11 people hostage resulting in a four-hour standoff. The incident was preceded by a related officer-involved shooting outside the suspect’s room.

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Riham Feshir
Riham Feshir is a reporter and photographer for the Woodbury Bulletin. Her coverage includes Woodbury City Hall, Washington County Board of Commissioners and business news.  Follow Riham on Twitter @RihamFeshir for the latest updates.