UPDATE: Police say teen boy found shot in the head in Target parking lot

UPDATE: Police say teen boy found shot in the head in Target parking lot Photo: KSTP

Updated: February 29, 2020 01:27 PM

The individual who was found lying in the corner of a Target parking lot Friday has been identified as a teenager who was shot in the head. 

According to the Savage Police Department, a preliminary investigation revealed that the 16-year-old boy was shot in the head and is in critical condition. 


Savage Police said officers were called at about 7:30 p.m. on Friday at 14000 block of State Highway 13 about someone lying in the northwest corner of the parking lot. When officers arrived, they found the 16-year-old bleeding from the head and was semi-conscious and breathing.  

Unconscious man found in Savage Target parking lot, taken to hospital

The teen was given first aid and then transported by ambulance to the Hennepin County Medical Center. 

The incident remains under investigation with assistance from the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. 

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact the Savage Police Department at 952-882-2600.

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