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Man Dies in Evening Shooting

October 15, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Officers from the 3rd Precinct responded to a Shotspotter activation in the area of Franklin Avenue East and 11th Avenue South at 8:28 p.m.

When officers arrived, they found a parked car with an adult male inside who had been shot. The male was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics from Hennepin County Medical Center.

The name of the deceased will be released by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office.

The Minneapolis Police Department’s Homicide Unit and Crime Lab are conducting the investigation into the shooting death.

At this point there have been no arrests.

Case number 17-397980.

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