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3 Arrested in Connection to Recent Homicide

3 Arrested in Connection to Recent Homicide

July 9, 2016 (MINNEAPOLIS) The Minneapolis Police Department has arrested three adult males in connection to the July 7th homicide on the 3000 block of 5th Avenue South.

John Allen Davis, age 50, Marshawn Daevon Winston, age 21, and Mashawn Leon Moore, age 18 have been arrested in the homicide of James Jerome Salter, age 52. The three arrested parties have been booked into the Hennepin County Adult Detention Center on Probable Cause Murder.

The booking photos of the three individuals are being held for investigative purposes. No further information is available until the County Attorney makes a charging decision.

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Early Morning Shooting Leaves Adult Male Dead

July 7, 2016 (MINNEAPOLIS) At 4:48 am, officers from the Minneapolis Police Department responded to a report of a shooting in the area of 3000 block of 5th Avenue South.

Officers arrived and located an adult male in the street suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead on the scene by medical personnel.

Officers and homicide investigators are interviewing people who live in the area to see what they may have seen or heard. Members of the Police Community Support Team responded to the scene to help people with their grief.

The Medical Examiner will provide the identity of the victim along with the nature and cause of death.

Third Precinct Lake Street Beat Officers will be in the area speaking with people and businesses over the next several days. People can use this opportunity to share any information they may have about this crime.

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