Body Discovered in South Minneapolis

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November 19, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) At approximately 10:16 a.m. officers from the Third Precinct responded after a 9-1-1 caller reported he had discovered a body in a wooded area just north of Highway 62 near Cedar Avenue South. Officers immediately secured the area before calling in the Minneapolis Police Department’s Crime Lab. The MN Bureau of […]

Man Arrested in Shooting Death

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November 10, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) An arrest has been made in the shooting death of David Ryman, age 26, from November 6, 2017. Police have arrested 32-year-old Henry Benjamin Cousins of Minneapolis for Probable Cause Murder and he is being held without bail.  The investigation into the homicide is ongoing and no booking photo of Cousins […]

Man Dies after Evening Shooting

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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 […]

Minneapolis Police Continue to Investigate Fatal Crash Involving Pedestrian

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October 19, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) A pedestrian who was involved in a personal injury  accident at University Avenue SE and Huron Boulevard yesterday died at the hospital at approximately 4:30 this morning. The adult male was attempting to cross University Avenue around 2:15 Wednesday afternoon when it appears that he struck the side of a semi-truck […]

Man Dies in Evening Shooting

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October 15, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Officers from the 3rd Precinct responded to a Shotspotter activation in the area of Franklin Avenue East and 11th Avenue South at 8:28 p.m. When officers arrived, they found a parked car with an adult male inside who had been shot. The male was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics […]

Man Arrested from Last Night’s Fatal Fire

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October 7, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Officers assigned to the Homicide and Arson Units have made an arrest in the fatal fire that occurred on the 1500 block of Park Avenue South on 10/06/2017. Marcus Dewayne Shanks, age 30, has been booked into Hennepin County Jail on Probable Cause Murder Charges. His booking photograph is being held. […]

Two Victims Injured in Afternoon Shooting

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October 4, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Officers from the Fifth Precinct responded to the 200 block of Lake Street West at approximately 3:33 p.m. in response to a 911 caller who heard the sound of gunshots. As officers were responding, the call was updated to a shooting.  When officers arrived they located an adult male with a […]