Victim in Nicollet Avenue shooting identified
Authorities have identified the man found dead by Minneapolis police early Saturday morning.
The Hennepin County Medical Examiner said Hassan Abu Mohamed, 31-years-old, died from a gunshot wound to the head.
Officers said they found him in the driver’s seat of a vehicle near the intersection of West 15th Street and Nicollet Avenue just before 3:20 a.m. Saturday.
Police say another man shot during the incident was taken to the hospital in a private vehicle and treated for a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. Investigators add that the two victims were not in the same vehicle during the incident.
No arrests have been made.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit a tip online here.
This is the 40th death investigated as a homicide this year in Minneapolis.