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Adult Male Found in Vehicle With Apparent Self-Inflicted Wound

October 10, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) On Saturday morning at 5:12 am, Minneapolis Police responded to a report of a person in a vehicle, on the 800 block of Summit Avenue, who appears to have suffered a gunshot wound.

Officers arrived and located an adult male sitting in a vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound to the head.  A gun was recovered.  The victim was deceased. The Minneapolis Police Department Homicide Lieutenant and detectives responded to the scene along with the personnel from the Medical Examiner’s Office.  Preliminary review of the evidence on the scene is that this gunshot wound was self-inflicted.

A death investigation was started, as is standard operation procedure for a call of this nature.  The Crime Lab personnel responded to document the scene and collect evidence.

The Medical Examiner will release the identity of the victim, along with the nature and cause of death in the days to come.

The GO # for this case is 20-261114.

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