October 27, 2016 (MINNEAPOLIS) Officers from the Fourth Precinct responded to 1618 Glenwood Avenue North, at approximately 9:27 a.m. this morning, after a 911 caller requested police check the welfare of an adult male resident.
Officers arrived at the address and found a 49-year-old male resident deceased from what appeared to be a gunshot wound inside of his apartment.
The name of the victim, as well as the cause and nature of his death, will be released by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office.
The death is being investigated by the Minneapolis Police Department’s Homicide unit. Officers from the Fourth Precinct will be talking with neighbors this afternoon and are encouraging anyone with information to come forward.
Anyone with information is encouraged to text their tip in to 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).