Minneapolis Police Ask for Public’s Help in Locating Vehicle of Interest in Homicide

May 13, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) The Minneapolis Police are asking for the public’s help in locating what is considered as a “vehicle of interest” in the homicide that occurred during the early morning hours of May 3, 2019. The original press release is listed below.

The vehicle is described as a 2007 Chevrolet HHR that is gray in color. The vehicle has heavy rear end damage.  The vehicle was bearing Minnesota Registration of CKY 474 at the time of the incident.


Anyone knowing the whereabout of this vehicle is asked to call 911 or leave a tip at CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS). All tips are anonymous and persons providing information leading to the arrest and conviction may be eligible for a financial reward.


Man Dies After Early Morning Shooting

May 3, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) At 12:22 am, Minneapolis Police were notified that an adult male was shot in the area of the 300 block of 1st Avenue North.  A 911 call was placed by the friend of the Good Samaritan who was providing aid to the victim.

Minneapolis Police arrived quickly and rendered aid and immediately searched the area for suspects or additional threats. None were located.  The victim was transported to Hennepin County Medical Center where he died from his injuries hours later.

Preliminary investigation included conversations with multiple people that may have heard of seen something, a search of cameras in the area and a brief analysis of the evidence at the scene. Investigators understand the there was a disturbance between groups of people that escalated into gunfire.  One person was struck.

The Minneapolis Crime Lab and investigators from the Homicide Unit have been working this case.

The identity of the victim, along with the nature and cause of death, will be released by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s office.

The GO Report number is 19-123989.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Tips can be provided electronically at www.CrimeStoppersMN.org. All Tips are anonymous and persons providing information leading to an arrest may be eligible for a financial reward.