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Gregory Paul Ulrich biography: 13 things about Allina Health Buffalo Crossroads Clinic shooting suspect

Gregory Paul Ulrich (©Wright County Sheriff's Office)

Gregory Paul Ulrich (©Wright County Sheriff’s Office)

Gregory Paul Ulrich is a white man from Minnesota, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He lived in a mobile home park in Buffalo, Wright County, Minnesota. (a) 
  2. He spent a lot of time on a bench by the Pulaski Lake in Wright County listening to a radio, fishing and always drinking, according to his neighbor Tom Potter. (b)
  3. He was unemployed, was living on disability and was often seen walking because he did not have a car, according to his neighbor Walter Rohde. (c)
  4. Law enforcement have handled several calls involving him since 2003. (b) (d)
  5. From 2004 through 2015, he had several arrests and convictions for drunken driving and possession of small amounts of marijuana mostly in Wright County. (b)
  6. In 2018, he was charged with violating a harassment restraining order (b)
  7. There is a history of him being unhappy with the health care that he received from the Allina Health Buffalo Crossroads Clinic in Buffalo for several years, according to Buffalo Police chief Pat Budke. In May 2019, he pleaded guilty to violation of a harassment restraining order connected to the clinic. He was prohibited from having contact with a doctor working at the clinic and from entering the clinic or Buffalo Hospital unless transported by emergency personnel for emergency treatment. (a) (e)
  8. In June 2019, a court services agent said that he had just learned that he applied for a permit to get a weapon but had not yet been approved. The agent highly recommended that he not be allowed to have use of or possession of any dangerous weapons or firearms as a condition of his probation. The application was eventually denied. (b) (c) (e)
  9. In August 2019, the Zion Lutheran Church in Buffalo obtained a no trespassing order for him after the pastor received a disturbing letter. (b)
  10. In April 2020, the case involving charges he pleaded guilty to in 2018 was dismissed. The prosecutor found him mentally incompetent to proceed. (b) (e)
  11. He had a pending case for minor drug possession. His most recent appearance was on February 5, 2021. (c)
  12. He was 67 years old when he was arrested and accused of opening fire inside the Allina Health Buffalo Crossroads Clinic at around 10:55 a.m. on February 9, 2021, which killed one victim and injured four others. That day, policefound suspicious devices both in the clinic and the nearby Super 8 Motel, where he was staying. (a) (c) (d)
  13. He is expected to appear in court on the morning of February 11, 2021. (c)


(This is a developing story. More details are being added.)


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