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Minneapolis Police Begin Homicide Investigation After Morning Shooting

June 15, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) Just before 5:30am, Officers from the Minneapolis Police Department’s Third Precinct responded to Shot Spotter activation in the area of E. 37th St. and Clinton Av S.   Officers searched the area located an adult male victim.  Officers provided first aid until EMS arrived.  The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Homicide Investigators responded to the scene to check for possible witnesses, evidence and surveillance video. The Crime Lab also responded to process the crime scene for 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 19-172194.

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.