24th Homicide In Mpls
An investigation is under way after the second fatal drive-by shooting of the weekend in Minneapolis. Police have identified the victim as 16-year-old Andrew James Battees. He was found with a gunshot wound to the head lying in a front yard
in south Minneapolis. The killing brings to 24 the number of homicides in the city so far this year, compared with 19 for all of 2009.