1 dead after Minneapolis shooting, police investigating

UPDATE 12/21 at 11:03 a.m.: The Hennepin County Medical Examiner identified the victim in Tuesday night’s shooting as 37-year-old Mikiyel Deshone Patton, of Minneapolis.

Police are investigating a shooting that left a man dead Tuesday night in north Minneapolis.

According to police, officers were called to the 900 block of Newton Avenue North around 6:35 p.m. after a shooting was reported.

When officers arrived they found Patton, who had been shot, and despite efforts to save him, he died from his injury.

Investigators at the scene said they believed the suspects were hiding in a nearby abandoned home. However, when the SWAT team searched the home, no one was inside.

A 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS photographer at the scene captured footage of the SWAT team entering the home.

As of this time, no word on what led up to the shooting and no one has been arrested.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact CrimeStoppers either online or by calling 1-800-222-8477.