Minneapolis Police Begin Homicide Investigation Following Evening Shooting

April 3, 2018 (MINNEAPOLIS) Officers from the Fourth Precinct responded to 8th Avenue North and Elwood Avenue North at approximately 6:09 p.m. after a 9-1-1 caller reported a man had been shot. When officers arrived, they found an adult male on the sidewalk with an apparent gunshot wound.

The victim was immediately transported to Hennepin County Medical Center where he died a short time after arriving at the hospital.

The identity of the victim, as well as the nature and cause of his death, will be released by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office. The criminal case number associated with this incident is 18-105427.

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