Authorities identify woman killed in Brooklyn Park shooting

Authorities identify woman killed in Brooklyn Park shooting Photo: KSTP-TV

Updated: August 30, 2019 12:50 PM

Authorities have identified the woman who was killed in a shooting in Brooklyn Park on Aug. 22. 

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office identified the woman as 42-year-old Verneice Abrams. 


According to police, officers who were in the area of 5800 Brookdale Drive were flagged down by a group of people. 

Officers administered first aid until an ambulance arrived, however, Abrams died at the hospital. 

According to court records, James Alvin Hill was charged with one count of second-degree murder in connection to the incident.

Man charged with murder in Brooklyn Park woman's death

Connect with KSTP

Join the conversation on our social media platforms. Share your comments on our Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter pages.


Ben Rodgers

Copyright 2019 - KSTP-TV, LLC A Hubbard Broadcasting Company


"Black Boys With Guns" class teaches gun safety for Minnesota youth

5 Eyewitness News anchor and the Minnesota Vikings help a family have some much needed fun

Cousins, Diggs fly past Eagles in Vikings' 38-20 win

Family seeks answers after police kill Texas woman at home

Jordan Post Office helps make it easy for locals to get their passport

High school student dies after collapsing on football field