Man Shot Dead in North Minneapolis Identified

Updated: 02/25/2014 11:44 AM
Created: 02/21/2014 11:49 AM
By: Megan Stewart

Authorities have identified the 32-year-old man who was found dead Thursday with several gunshot wounds.

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner says Johnathon Joseph Harris, of Minneapolis, died at a North Minneapolis home from multiple gunshot wounds. It was ruled as a homicide.

Officers were called to the 2000 block of North Hillside Avenue around 2:26 a.m. Thursday on a report of a shooting.

When they arrived, they found Harris already dead inside the home with gunshot wounds.

Police don’t believe the incident was random.

No arrests have been made. Police ask anyone with any information send a text to 847 411 (tip 411), enter MPD and the tip or call the tip line at 612-692-TIPS (8477). All texts are anonymous. The case number is 14-055115.

Mpls Police are asking for help in a North Minneapolis shooting.
Photo: KSTP/File

Dense Fog Advisory

MN AREAS AFFECTED: Anoka; Benton; Blue Earth; Brown; Carver; Chisago; Dakota; Faribault; Freeborn; Goodhue; Hennepin; Isanti; Kanabec; Le Sueur; Martin; McLeod; Mille Lacs; Morrison; Nicollet; Ramsey; Rice; Scott; Sherburne; Sibley; Steele; Waseca; Washington; Watonwan; Wright
Expires: 10/2/2014 10:00 AM

Dense Fog Advisory

WI AREAS AFFECTED: Barron; Dunn; Pepin; Pierce; Polk; St. Croix
Expires: 10/2/2014 10:00 AM

Minneapolis/St. Paul

56° | 53°
  • Feels like: 57° F
  • Wind: ENE 5mph
  • Humidity: 96%
  • Thu Thunderstorms developing in the afternoon
    62° | 46°
  • Fri Afternoon showers
    48° | 33°
  • Sat Partly cloudy
    50° | 37°
  • Sun Clouds giving way to sun
    55° | 40°