Update – Man Dies After Altercation

December 30, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) On Sunday, December 29th, 2019 at 11:12 am, officers from the Minneapolis Police Department responded to a report of a personal injury crash on the 500 block of South 8th Street.

Officers arrived and found an adult male, in his 40s, had been struck by a car driven by a man, also in his 40s, who appears to have been stabbed. A third party was on site with minor injuries appearing to be crash related.  All three parties were transported to Hennepin County Medical Center by ambulance.  The person struck by the vehicle subsequently died at the hospital.

Homicide detectives arrived on the scene and, along with the information gathered by officers on scene, interviewed a number of people and gathered video. Through the investigation it is believed that an altercation occurred between the two adult males.  One male stabbed the other and fled on foot.  The stabbed individual got into a vehicle and intentionally struck the other male with the SUV. The third person injured was a passenger in the vehicle at the time of the crash.

The driver of the vehicle is in custody and being held on Probable Cause Murder. Investigators intend to refer the case to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office for reviewal and charging.

The identity of the deceased, along with the nature and causes of death, will be released by the medical examiner in the days to come.

The GO number associated with this case is 19-379157.


Man Dies After Altercation

 December 29, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) Today at 11:12am, Minneapolis Police responded to the report of a disturbance at the 500 block of S. 8th Street.

The preliminary investigation indicates that an altercation occurred between 2 individuals that resulted in a stabbing and a motor vehicle crash.  Three people were transported to HCMC. Two of these people were originally listed in critical condition and a third person was treated for minor injuries. One adult male who was in critical condition has died. The other adult male listed in critical condition has been upgraded and arrested for Probable Cause Murder.

The details of what led to the altercation are still being determined at this time. Minneapolis Police are not looking for any additional suspects and the incident is under investigation.

The Medical Examiner will release the identity of the deceased as well as the nature and cause of death. This is the 47th homicide in Minneapolis for 2019. No further information is expected to be release on this case today.

The GO for this case is 19-379157.