One Injured in Overnight Shooting Downtown


July 31, 2016 (MINNEAPOLIS) At approximately 2:55 AM, officers from the First Precinct reported hearing a single gunshot being fired in the area of 1 Av N and 4 ST N.

When officers arrived in the area, they located an adult male who had a gunshot wound to his leg. Officers provided medical care to the victim until paramedics arrived. The victim was transported to the Hennepin County Medical Center by ambulance and is currently being treated for his non-life threatening injury.

Officers from the First Precinct will be in the area of the shooting in the coming days engaging with the community and speaking with business owners. Our community is strongly encouraged to speak with these officers about this crime or any other concerns they may have.

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).