Overnight shooting in North Minneapolis leaves man dead

Minneapolis police investigating fatal shooting

The shooting happened around 1 a.m. Tuesday off West Broadway on North 27th Avenue.

Minneapolis police say they’re investigating a shooting that left a man dead on the city’s north side Tuesday.

Multiple squads were called to the Handy Stop convenience store on the 2600 block of Broadway Avenue West around 12:20 a.m. on a report of a shooting, according to the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD).

Officers at the scene found a man in the alley behind the gas station with a life-threatening gunshot wound. The man died at the scene, MPD officials said.

The victim was identified by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner Tuesday afternoon as Wence Ledell Edwards, 21. He died of multiple gunshot wounds and his death was ruled a homicide.

5 EYEWITNESS NEWS photographer at the scene captured video of multiple bullet casings on the ground, as well as crime scene tape around the area.

An initial investigation shows that the shooting happened after a fight escalated.

There have been no arrests.