Man killed in Whittier neighborhood shooting identified

The man who was shot and killed Wednesday afternoon in the Whittier neighborhood of Minneapolis has been identified.

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office says 31-year-old Derrick Luke Harding-Reyes died from a gunshot wound to the head.

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Officers from the Minneapolis and Metro Transit police departments responded to the area of East 24th Street and Nicollet Avenue South at around 12:45 p.m. There, they found Harding-Reyes lying on a sidewalk. He died at the scene.

His death has been ruled a homicide and remains under investigation.

As of Friday morning, no arrests have been announced in the case. However, police said they believe he was shot by someone he knew.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477.