Man killed in north Minneapolis shooting identified as 19-year-old
The victim of a fatal shooting Wednesday night in north Minneapolis has been identified.
Friday, the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office said 19-year-old Jaydon Rashad Cousins, from Brooklyn Park, was the man who was fatally shot Wednesday night. His cause of death was determined to have been a gunshot wound to the chest and his death was ruled a homicide.
The shooting happened in the parking lot of Gold Star Foods, a grocery store just off of Lowry Avenue North.
Minneapolis police officers responded to a crash nearby and heard gunshots at around 8:20 p.m. The department says 23 rounds of gunfire were detected by ShotSpotter.
Police say Cousins died at the scene, and two others were taken to a hospital in critical condition.
As of Friday, police haven’t announced any arrests or updates on the other victims’ conditions.
Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477.