August 12, 2016 (MINNEAPOLIS) Officers from the 4th Precinct responded to a ShotSpotter activation on the 2900 block of Morgan Av N, just before midnight. Additional information was reported that several vehicles had left the area after the ShotSpotter activation.
When officers arrived they located an adult male, down on the sidewalk that had been shot. North Memorial Paramedics arrived and pronounced the male deceased.
The Hennepin County Medical Examiner will release the name of the victim, as well as the cause and nature of death.
Officers from the 4th Precinct will be canvassing the neighborhood this morning and in the coming days looking for information. We encourage the community to talk with our 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).