1 teen dead, 1 hurt after shooting in Minneapolis Friday afternoon

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One teenager is dead and a second is in the hospital after a shooting Friday afternoon, according to the Minneapolis Police Department.

At 4:30 p.m., officers responded to North 24th Street and Dupont Avenue North on a report of one down and another person wounded leaving the area by vehicle. Police found a 15-year-old boy with a gunshot wound. He died at the scene.

A second 16-year-old boy arrived at North Memorial Health Hospital privately with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

Early investigation indicates that the two teenagers were walking when shots were fired from a vehicle, according to police. No suspects were nearby when officers responded to the scene.

This is the 95th homicide in Minneapolis in 2021, according to the Minneapolis Police Department.

An investigation is underway.

Anyone with information about the shooting is encouraged to contact CrimeStoppers at 800-222-8477 or submit a tip online.

There is no further information available at this time.