1 dead, 2 injured in late night shooting in Minneapolis

March 02, 2019 09:53 AM

One person is dead and two people are recovering from injuries after a late night shooting in Minneapolis.

Minneapolis Police said officers responded to a report of shots fired on the 300 block of Cedar Avenue just before midnight Friday.


Officers were notified that an ambulance had been flagged down on the 2100 block of Riverside Avenue, according to a news release, and two gunshot victims were located in a vehicle.

Police said one of those individuals was dead and one was suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. Paramedics transported the injured person to Hennepin County Medical Center, and preliminary information showed that the individuals' injuries were related to the incident on Cedar Avenue.

A short time later, police were notified that another person arrived at HCMC with non-life-threatening gunshot wounds from the same incident.

According to police, officers processed both scenes and investigators spoke to several people in the area.

The name of the deceased individual, as well as the nature and cause of death, will be released at a later time, police said.

Police asked anyone with information about the incident to call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).  All Tips are anonymous and persons providing information leading to an arrest may be eligible for a financial reward. You may also call the MPD TIP Line at 612-692-TIPS (8477). 

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