Update on Monday Evening Shooting

May 9, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) On May 4, 2020 at 11:25 pm, Minneapolis Police responded to a report of a car that had struck a tree in the area of Cedar Avenue S and 38th Street East.  While en route to the scene, additional information was received that this was a shooting.

Preliminary investigation indicates that an adult male and female were in a vehicle when it was shot at by an unknown person or persons.  The female was struck, and the vehicle crashed into a tree.  Suspect(s) fled prior to officer arrival.

The victim was transported to Hennepin County Medical Center in grave condition.

Investigators arrived on the scene and assisted in canvassing the area.  The Minneapolis Police Department Crime Lab responded and documented the scene and collected evidence.  The Minneapolis Police Department Traffic Investigative Unit arrived and will be handling the crash portion of this incident.

On the evening of May 8, 2020, the victim died at the hospital.

The GO number associated with this case is 20-118744.

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