Teen who died in hospital after Minneapolis shooting identified

The victim of a shooting in Minneapolis last week who later died at a hospital was identified on Monday.

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the victim as 18-year-old Oliver Perkins III.

Man dies at Minneapolis hospital following Wednesday shooting

The shooting happened at 9:39 p.m. on Wednesday in the 1800 block of Nicollet Avenue South. Perkins was taken to a hospital by advanced life support ambulance and died on Thursday.

His death has been ruled a homicide and is under investigation. The cause of death was multiple gunshot wounds, according to the medical examiner.