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Early Morning Stabbing Results in Death of One

January 22, 2021 (MINNEAPOLIS) – At 3:57 am on Friday morning, a 911 call came into the Minneapolis Emergency Communications Center reporting a stabbing on the 2000 block of Queen Avenue North.

Officers arrived and located an adult male inside the residence suffering from a stab wound.  Officers rendered emergency aid while other officers checked the residence for additional victims or suspects.  None were located.

Paramedics arrived and immediately transported the victim to North Memorial Medical Center in grave condition. The victim died a short time later at the hospital.

What lead up to the stabbing is unknown at this time and is under investigation.  No one is in custody.

Homicide Detectives and Crime Lab personnel responded to the scene.

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 21-014886.

The MPD is asking that anyone with information is encouraged to call the Homicide Unit at 612-673-2941 or CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).  Tips may be submitted electronically at All Tips are anonymous and persons providing information leading to an arrest and conviction may be eligible for a financial reward.

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