Arrest Made and Vehicle Recovered in New Year’s Eve Fatal Hit and Run

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (January 3, 2016) On New Year’s Eve at approximately 9:23 pm, Minneapolis Police responded to a report of a hit and run crash on the 3900 block of Lyndale Avenue North.

Officers arrived and located the victim deceased in the roadway. The suspect vehicle had fled the scene. Investigators and officers canvassed the area and developed leads. Homicide Investigators have worked this case throughout the weekend.

A number of tips came in through the MPD Tipline as well as CrimeStoppers. This were helpful in the investigation of this case.

On Sunday morning, the investigators located the suspect vehicle. A person associated with the vehicle has been interviewed and subsequently arrested.

Whereas an arrest has been made, the investigation continues. No further information is available at this time.