One Dead and Two Injured in Evening Shooting

July 16, 2016 (MINNEAPOLIS) Minneapolis Police Officers responded to 30 Av N and Newton Av N, just shortly after 8:00 pm, on a report of gunshots being fired.

When officers arrived at the scene, they located an adult female, down on the ground that had been shot. Officers performed CPR on the female until North Memorial Ambulance Paramedics arrived and pronounced the victim deceased. While officers were on scene, they were told about two adult male gunshot victims that had shown up at North Memorial Hospital. One of the males is in stable condition and the other has a non-life threatening injury.

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner will provide the identity of the deceased female, along with the nature and cause of death.

The Minneapolis Police Community Support Team responded to the scene and facilitated communication between the police and the community. The officers from the Fourth Precinct will be in the area of the shooting tonight, and in the coming days talking with neighbors and gathering information. Community members are strong encouraged to speak freely with our officers

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)