MPD Launches Homicide Investigation Following Evening Shooting

June 14, 2018 (MINNEAPOLIS) Officers from the Fourth Precinct responded to a ShotSpotter activation at Lowry Avenue North and Fremont Avenue North at approximately 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 13th. When officers arrived, they found a male in the street with an apparent gunshot wound.

The victim was immediately transported to North Memorial Health Hospital 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 18-195607.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). All Tips are anonymous and those who provide information leading to an arrest may be eligible for a financial reward. People with information may also text their tip to 847411 (TIP411).  Enter MPD, a space, and then the information. The 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. People with information may also call the MPD TIP Line at 612-692-TIPS (8477).

Contact: Scott Seroka, Public Information Officer

(Mobile) 612-412-2889

(Email) scott.seroka@minneapolismn.gov

(Twitter) @MinneapolisPD

(Website) www.insidempd.com