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Brooklyn Park, MN (KROC-AM News) - Police Officers in a Minneapolis suburb found themselves in a tense and dangerous situation on Monday.

A statement issued by the Brooklyn Park Police Department says the officers were investigating a weapons complaint when they learned that two people "were in a car with a number of guns and the intention of shooting someone." After locating the vehicle, the officers performed a "high-risk traffic stop" and ended up having to use a Taser on the uncooperative driver before taking both occupants into custody.

Brooklyn Park Police reported that a large crowd formed around the officers during the traffic stop and began moving towards them. That prompted a request for assistance from law enforcement agencies in neighboring communities to maintain crowd control.

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Eventually, the vehicle was removed from the scene and searched. Brooklyn Park Police reported that three assault-style rifles, two handguns, and several hundred rounds of ammunition were found in the vehicle.

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