15-year-old girl killed in East Isles neighborhood shooting
Minneapolis police say an investigation is underway after a 15-year-old girl died following an overnight shooting in the East Isles neighborhood Monday.
A 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS photographer was at the scene around 1:30 a.m. at 25th Street West and Girard Avenue South and found crime scene tape blocking off an area.
According to police, the girl was found there with a life-threatening gunshot wound but died at the scene despite life-saving measures. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the victim as Ka’Maih Emauri Johnson.
As of this time, officers are still looking into what led up to the shooting and have also interviewed witnesses and searched the area.
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