North High School student’s death ruled a homicide

Authorities have officially ruled the death of a Minneapolis North High School student last week as a homicide.

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office ruled 15-year-old Deshaun Hill’s death a homicide due to a gunshot wound.

Hill was shot near Penn Avenue North and Golden Valley Road shortly before 12:30 p.m. on Feb. 9. When officers responded, Minneapolis police say they found Hill unconscious and provided aid until he was taken to a hospital. Hill died the next day.

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Police say a male was seen running from the scene but no arrests have been made at this time.

Hill’s death marked the seventh homicide in Minneapolis this year.

Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

A GoFundMe account for Hill’s family had raised over $65,000 as of Wednesday morning.