Shooting leaves 1 dead, 1 injured in St. Paul’s North End

Police say one man is dead and another is injured after shots were fired outside a convenience store late Thursday night.

According to police, the shooting happened around 9:15 p.m. on the 400 block of Maryland Avenue West.

Officers found two men believed to be in their early 20s with gunshot wounds.

One of the men was found in the street and was pronounced dead at the scene. Police later publicly identified him as 21-year-old Dion Lamarr Ford Jr.

The other man was found in a nearby vehicle, and police say he is in serious condition after he was brought to Regions Hospital for surgery.

As of this time, no one is in custody in what police say is the city’s 12th homicide of the year.

If you have information, you’re asked to call 651-266-5650.