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Man Dies after Evening Shooting

November 6, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Officers from the 4th Precinct responded to a 911 call about a shooting at Lyndale Avenue North and 47th Avenue North just after 6:00 p.m.

When officers arrived, they located an adult male who had been shot. Officers provide medical care for the victim until personnel from Minneapolis Fire Department and paramedics from North Memorial Health Hospital (NMHH) arrived and took over care. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.

At this point in the investigation, it is believed there was an argument between the victim and suspect that preceded the shooting.

The name of the deceased, as well as the nature of his death, will be released by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office.

The investigation into this shooting death will be headed up by the department’s Homicide Unit with the assistance of the department’s Crime Lab.

There have been no arrests in this death.

Case number 17-427551. 

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