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Minneapolis Police Begin Homicide Investigation After Evening Shooting

Media Release

 

 

August 9, 2018 (MINNEAPOLIS) Officers from the Minneapolis Police Department’s Fourth Precinct responded to a report of a shooting on the 1000 block of Morgan Av. N. at approximately 8:11 p.m. Officers located a male victim without a pulse and performed CPR until they were relieved by fire and EMS crews.

The adult male victim died at the scene. The preliminary investigation indicates the suspect and the victim were known to each other.  Investigators are interviewing witnesses and officers are canvassing the area for additional evidence.

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 18-267787.

Investigators from the MPD Homicide Unit are actively investigating this case and are encouraging anyone with information 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).

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