Man dies after argument escalates to shooting in Minneapolis

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Police say one man is dead after a late night argument turned into a shooting in Minneapolis.

According to Minneapolis police, officers were called to the area of Hennepin Avenue S. and Lagoon Avenue at 11:55 p.m. Saturday for a report of shots being fired.

When they arrived, they found a man, only identified by being in his early 30’s, with a life-threatening gunshot wound in the area near Girard Avenue S. and Lagoon Avenue.

Although aid was given, the man died at the scene.

Police say a “verbal altercation between several individuals” had moved from an area business to the outdoors when shots were fired.

As of this time, no one is in custody for the fatal shooting, which police say is the 26th homicide in the city this year.

No other details were immediately available.

Anyone with information about the argument or shooting is asked to contact CrimeStoppers by phone at 1-800-222-TIPS, or online. All tips are anonymous.