MINNEAPOLIS, MN (October 14, 2015) Shortly before 7:00 on Tuesday evening, Minneapolis Police responded to a report of a shooting at the corner of East Lake Street and Park Avenue. Upon arrival, they found an adult female suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. She was transported to Hennepin County Medical Center in critical condition.
After preliminary investigation, detectives believe that a dispute occurred between the victim and another individual escalated to a point where the suspect shot the victim. The suspect fled the scene and is not in custody at this time.
The victim subsequently died at the hospital. The Medical Examiner will release the identity of the victim along with the nature and cause of death.
The Inspector commanding the 3rd Precinct will be moving existing and available resources into this area for additional patrol and to engage with business owners and residents. We continue to gather more information and urge people to come forward.
Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or send an anonymous tip to CRIMES (274637) and begin message with: TIP674. The case number is 15-384218.