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Man Arrested in Yesterday’s Stabbing Death

October 4, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Officers assigned to the Violent Criminal Apprehension Team (VCAT) have made an arrest in the stabbing death of a man that occurred on the 2200 block of Lake Street East on 10/03/2017.

Frank Runningshield Jr, age 43, has been booked into Hennepin County Jail on Probable Cause Murder Charges. His booking photograph is being held.

There is no further information to release at this time.


Man Dies at Hospital after Stabbing

October 3, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Officers from the Third Precinct responded to the 2200 block of Lake Street East at approximately 7:16 p.m. after several people called 9-1-1 to report a stabbing.

When officers arrived, they located an adult male who had been stabbed. Paramedics transported the victim to Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) where he died from his injuries.

The name of the victim, as well as the exact nature of his death, will be released by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office.

The homicide is being investigated by the Minneapolis Police Department’s Homicide Unit and Crime Lab.

At this point, Investigators believe the victim and suspect are known to each other, and a portion of the stabbing was captured on surveillance cameras.

There have been no arrests.

Case number 17-380910.

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