Man Killed in Shooting Outside Mpls. Bar Identified
One man is dead and another is injured after a shooting Saturday morning outside of a Minneapolis bar.
Police responded to a call of a shooting outside the bar in the 2000 block of Franklin Avenue East just after 2 a.m. Officers found one man dead and another man with a gunshot wound to the leg, according to police.
The man who died has been identified as 22-year-old Willie James Smith III of St. Paul. He died from a gunshot wound to the chest, and his death has been ruled a homicide.
The injured man was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center for treatment. Names of the victims have not been released.
Police believe the shooting took place after a confrontation between several males at the bar.
No arrests have been made in the case. Anyone with information should call 612-692-TIPS (8477).