Teen, 35-year-old identified as victims in fatal Minneapolis shooting

Two people who were killed in an early-morning shooting Monday in Minneapolis have been identified.

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the victims as 15-year-old Jaden Mitchell Blackmon and 35-year-old Ahmed Mahamed Badal. Both died from gunshot wounds to the chest and their deaths were ruled homicides.

2 dead after early-morning shooting in Minneapolis, investigation underway

Minneapolis police said officers were called to the area of East 28th Street and 14th Avenue South at about 2:03 a.m. Monday. After finding two vehicles that had been involved in a crash, officers found one of the victims in a vehicle already dead. The second victim was found in the middle of the road about a block away. Life-saving measures were attempted on that victim but he was also pronounced dead at the scene.

No arrests have been announced in connection to their deaths.

The investigation remains active.