Update – Two Children Fall From Building

May 2, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) The Minneapolis Police Department has received an update on the surviving child who fell from the building today on 2800 block of Pleasant Avenue South.

The child has been upgraded to serious condition and injuries are now believed to be non-life threatening.

The investigation remains active at this time and no further information is available.


Two Children Fall From Building

May 2, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) Today at 2:20 pm, Minneapolis Police responded with Minneapolis Fire and Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) Ambulance to the 2800 block of Pleasant Avenue South on a report of two children that had fallen from an upper story of the building.

Workers in the area observed the children fall and called 911. Those workers provided immediate aid to the children.  Officers took over care of the two until relieved by paramedics.  Both Children were transported to HCMC in critical condition.

Minneapolis Police has learned that one of the children has since died from their injuries.

The exact ages of the children are not being released at this time and we are still looking into the relationship between these children. We can say that the children appear to be under 4 years of age.

Investigators and patrol officers remain at the scene as this investigation is still on-going and we are still gathering information and evidence.

The identity of the deceased, along with the nature and cause of death, will be released by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner in the coming days.

The case number associated with this incident is # 19-123462