One Deceased After Early Morning Shooting

January 7, 2018 (MINNEAPOLIS) On January 7, 2018 at approximately 2:15 am, officers from the University of Minnesota and Minneapolis Police Departments responded to a report of a shooting on the 500 block of 12 Avenue SE.

Upon arrival, officers located one adult male deceased in the front yard with an apparent gunshot wound. Additional information was received that another adult showed up at Hennepin County Medical Center with a non-life threatening gunshot wound stemming from this same incident.
Investigators from the Minneapolis Police Department Homicide Unit have interviewed people at the scene and are following up on leads generated. No one is in custody at this time.

Case number 18-006616

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