Man who died after shooting in Phillips neighborhood of Minneapolis identified

The man that died from a gunshot wound in the Phillips neighborhood of Minneapolis Thursday night has been identified as 38-year-old Maurice Sykes Speltz from Minneapolis.

According to the Hennepin County Medical Center, Speltz died from a gunshot wound to the torso and his manner of death is a homicide.

Man dies after shooting in Phillips neighborhood of Minneapolis

According to the Minneapolis Police Department, at about 10:09 p.m., officers were in the area of 26th Street and Bloomington Avenue when they heard the sound of a gunshot. Officers also received notification of a ShotSpotter activation in the area.

Once officers arrived on the scene, they Speltz in the road, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

After learning he was not breathing and a pulse was not detected, officers began CPR and called for paramedics. Speltz was transported to a nearby hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Police said no one was in custody in connection with the incident, as of Friday morning.

No further information is available at this time. The incident remains under investigation.