1 Injured in Downtown Minneapolis Shooting

May 13, 2017 11:03 PM

One person was injured Saturday in a shooting in downtown Minneapolis, according to the Minneapolis Police Department.

Police responded around 7:55 p.m. to 16 Sixth Street South on reports of a shooting. Upon arrival, police found a adult man who suffered a gunshot wound to the leg.


The man was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center for injuries that were not considered to be life-threatening.

Minneapolis Police Department Public Information Officer Sgt. Catherine Michal said five people were detained in connection to the incident. Michal did not release the names, age or gender of the individuals, but said they were all from St. Paul.

Police believe the man who was shot was not the intended target. A stray bullet also shattered a skyway window, according to police.



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