Victim of fatal Minneapolis shooting identified

Authorities have released the name of a man killed by gunfire early Thursday morning in Minneapolis.

According to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office, 38-year-old Chante Lamar Williams of St. Paul died from multiple gunshot wounds.

Williams was injured during a shooting shortly after midnight the morning of Thursday, July 28.

As previously reported by 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS, officers were called to the area of 1st Avenue and 5th Street North shortly after 1:30 a.m. for a fight that had started in a business and then moved outside.

However, the fight then escalated to gunfire.

Two other men were injured in the shooting.

Williams’ death was the 50th homicide of the year.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact CrimeStoppers either online, or by calling 1-800-222-TIPS.