Man Found on Sidewalk Dies at Hospital

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January 1, 2018 (MINNEAPOLIS) Officers from the 4th Precinct responded to the 3000 block of Emerson Avenue North at approximately 1:48 a.m. after someone called 911 to report a person down. When officers arrived, they located an adult male lying on the sidewalk. Officers discovered this male had suffered physical trauma. Officers rendered medical aid […]

Statement From Chief Arradondo

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December 28, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) I am aware of the statement issued by Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman today. The tragic shooting death of Ms. Justine Ruszczyk Damond has impacted so many people here in Minneapolis and beyond our state. The MPD will continue to await the conclusion of this independent investigation and the Hennepin County […]

Medical Examiner Determines Homicidal Violence Led to Man’s Death in September

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November 27, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Today, the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office ruled Michael Mitchell Williams’ (age 53) cause of death as a homicide. Williams’s death stems from an assault call on September 13, 2017 at approximately 7:11 p.m. Officers from the First Precinct responded to Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) after the victim had been […]

Body Discovered in South Minneapolis

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November 19, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) At approximately 10:16 a.m. officers from the Third Precinct responded after a 9-1-1 caller reported he had discovered a body in a wooded area just north of Highway 62 near Cedar Avenue South. Officers immediately secured the area before calling in the Minneapolis Police Department’s Crime Lab. The MN Bureau of […]

Four Victims Injured in Early Morning Shooting

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November 18, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Officers from the Fourth Precinct responded to the 3600 block of Emerson Avenue North at approximately 1:22 a.m. in response to 911 callers who heard the sound of gunshots. As officers were responding, the call was updated to a shooting. When officers arrived they located two males in the front yard, […]

Man Arrested in Shooting Death

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November 10, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) An arrest has been made in the shooting death of David Ryman, age 26, from November 6, 2017. Police have arrested 32-year-old Henry Benjamin Cousins of Minneapolis for Probable Cause Murder and he is being held without bail.  The investigation into the homicide is ongoing and no booking photo of Cousins […]

Man Dies after Evening Shooting

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November 6, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Officers from the 4th Precinct responded to a 911 call about a shooting at Lyndale Avenue North and 47th Avenue North just after 6:00 p.m. When officers arrived, they located an adult male who had been shot. Officers provide medical care for the victim until personnel from Minneapolis Fire Department and […]

Man Dies in Evening Shooting

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October 15, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Officers from the 3rd Precinct responded to a Shotspotter activation in the area of Franklin Avenue East and 11th Avenue South at 8:28 p.m. When officers arrived, they found a parked car with an adult male inside who had been shot. The male was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics […]