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Two Arrested in August 13th Homicide

August 15, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Two men wanted for the murder of Anthony Hill-Prowell that occurred on August 13th have been arrested and are being held in an Omaha Nebraska jail.

Antwion Demon Crawford, age 29, and Kevin Lemar Jones, age 32, were both arrested by Omaha Police on warrants for 2nd Degree Murder that had been issued out of Hennepin County on August 14, 2017.

Minneapolis Police Department Homicide Investigators traveled to Omaha to interview both Jones and Crawford. The investigators will work on having both men extradited to Minnesota to answer to the charges.

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One Dead After Evening Shooting

August 13, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Officers from the Fourth Precinct responded to the 3500 block of Emerson Avenue North around 7:20 p.m. in response to a 9-1-1 caller who heard the sound of gunshots. As they were en-route to the area, the call was updated to a shooting.

Arriving officers found an adult male victim, inside a home, who had sustained several gunshot wounds. Paramedics from North Memorial Health Hospital (NMHH) arrived and transported the victim to NMHH by ambulance where he died from his injuries.

Investigators from the Minneapolis Police Department’s Homicide Unit and MPD’s Crime Lab will be investigating this homicide.

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office will release the name of the deceased, as well as the exact cause of his death.

There have been no arrests.

Case number 17-306530.

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).

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