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Minneapolis Police Announce Arrest of Homicide Suspect in Outstate Minnesota

April 11, 2018 (MINNEAPOLIS) The Minneapolis Police Department announce the arrest of Juan Antonio Vasquez Jr. on a homicide warrant stemming from the shooting death of 19 year old Alexander Lagarde on the 2400 block of Ogema Place in the early morning hours of March 25th.

Vasquez was arrested in outstate Minnesota and will booked into the Hennepin County Adult Detention Center on those charges.

No other suspects are being sought at this time.
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ORIGINAL PRESS RELEASE FOR THIS INCIDENT:

One Dead and One Injured in Early Morning Shooting

March 25, 2018 (MINNEAPOLIS) The Minneapolis Police Department received a notification from Shot Spotter of the sound of shots fired in the area of 2400 block of Ogema Place at approximately 12:20 am Sunday morning. Upon arrival, officers located two individuals with apparent gunshot wounds.
One juvenile male was transported to Hennepin County Medical Center by ambulance with non-life threatening wounds. One adult male was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators and officers are canvassing the area to speak with people who may have information about this incident.

The identity of the deceased individual, along with the nature and cause of death, will be provided by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Case number 18-094391
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