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Shooting at Ramp A Leaves One Deceased; Shooting Suspect Kills Himself Hours Later

August 26, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) Today at 2:10 pm, Minneapolis Police responded to a report of a shooting in Ramp A located in the area of 10th Street North and Currie Avenue. Upon arrival they located an adult male who appeared to have been shot and was deceased.

The preliminary investigation indicates that three people, two males and a female, all adults, were in a dispute that turned physical.  One male pulled out a gun and shot the other male.  The shooter and the adult female fled the area on foot.  Officers at the scene were able to quickly put together a description of the suspects. Officers located the female suspect a short time later and took her into custody.  She is being detained to determine her level of involvement in this shooting.   At this time, the shooting at Ramp A does not appear to be a random attack and the three people appear to have known each other.

At 6:00 pm, the male shooting suspect was located on foot on Nicollet Mall between 8th and 9th Street. As officers approached the suspect, the suspect produced a handgun and took his own life. Officers immediately started life saving measures and paramedics were dispatched but the suspect was pronounced dead at the scene. The Minneapolis Police Department released a video from street cameras of the suicide in attempt to quell rumors and thwart civil unrest.

The Minneapolis Crime Lab responded and processed the scenes.

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

The GO Numbers assigned to this case is 20-222142 & 20-222321