Suspect charged in fatal Minneapolis shooting to appear in court

Suspect charged in fatal Minneapolis shooting to appear in court Photo: Minnesota Department of Corrections

June 13, 2019 06:16 AM

The man charged in the case of a fatal downtown Minneapolis shooting is expected to make a court appearance Thursday.

Court documents show 35-year-old James David Wren was charged Wednesday with two counts of second-degree murder and one count of possession of ammunition or a firearm.


RELATED: Suspect in Minneapolis shooting that killed 1, injured another, charged with murder

The shooting happened Monday, just after 2 a.m. in the area of Fifth Street and Hennepin Avenue.

Officers were in the area to monitor bar close and oversee crowd control when they heard gunshots near an alley. Police also reported receiving several 911 calls.

Family members confirmed 41-year-old Michael Clark was killed in the shooting. The name of a second man injured was being withheld for security reasons, authorities said. According to the Hennepin County Attorney's Office, that man is permanently paralyzed.

RELATED: 1 dead, 1 critically injured after Minneapolis shooting

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