Man dies after early-morning shooting in Minneapolis

Man dies after early-morning shooting in Minneapolis Photo: KSTP-TV

May 16, 2019 09:57 AM

A man died following an early-morning shooting in Minneapolis, according to police.

The Minneapolis Police Department reported the incident occurred along the 2700 block of 16th Avenue South just before 4:30 a.m.


Police said they received calls reporting shots fired in the area. Callers also said one person had been hurt.

Upon arrival, officers worked to help the man until paramedics arrived. The man was then taken to Hennepin County Medical Center, where he later died. Police said the victim's identity will be released by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office. 

Anyone with any information on the incident is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477 and reference case number 19-138150.

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Rebecca Omastiak

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