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Early Morning Shooting Leaves Three Injured

August 12, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Officers from the First Precinct responded to a shooting on the 300 block of Hennepin Avenue South at 2:50 a.m.

When officers arrived in the area, they located three adult males, all suffering from gunshot wounds. Officers provided medical care to the victims until paramedics arrived. The victims were transported to Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) by ambulance. Two of the victims are being treated for non-life threatening wounds. The third victim was shot in the abdomen and is currently in stable condition at HCMC.

Investigators from the Minneapolis Police Department and the department’s crime lab responded to the scene. There is no suspect information that can be released at this time and no arrests.

Case number 17-304690.

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