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Two Injured in Morning Shooting

Two Injured in Early Morning Shooting

July 16, 2016 (MINNEAPOLIS) At approximately 4:35 am, officers from the First Precinct responded to a report of gunshots being fired at the intersection of 15 ST E and Nicollet Av S.

When officers arrived at the scene they located an adult male who had been shot. The male was transported to Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) by paramedics, and is listed in critical condition. A short time later, officers were told that a second adult victim had shown up at HCMC, with a non-life threatening gunshot wound.

Officers from the First Precinct will be in the area today, and in the coming days, conducting foot patrols and meeting with business owners. Our community is strongly encouraged to engage with these officers and share any information related to this crime.

Anyone with information is encouraged to text their tip into 847411 (TIP411).  Enter MPD, a space, and then the information.  These text messages are assigned a tip number and the police department has no way of identifying the source of the information.  All texts are anonymous.  Persons may also call the MPD TIP Line at 612-692-TIPS (8477) or call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).