September 11, 2016 (MINNEAPOLIS) Officers from the Fourth Precinct responded to the intersection of 31st Avenue North and Colfax Avenue N on a ShotSpotter activation at 12:15 a.m.
When officers arrived they located an adult male in the street suffering from a gunshot wound. Officers provided medical care to the victim until paramedics arrived. The victim was transported to North Memorial Medical Center (NMMC) where he was taken to surgery. The man died at the hospital.
The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office will release the victim’s name, as well as the cause and nature of his death.
Officers will be in the area of the shooting in the coming days talking with community members about the shooting. The community is encouraged to talk with the officers about this crime or share any other concerns they may have.
Anyone with information is encouraged to text their tip to 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).