Police: Man Shot, Killed In North Minneapolis

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Minneapolis Police

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A man is dead after being shot in north Minneapolis Friday afternoon, according to police.

Authorities said that at 5:30 p.m., a patrol sergeant was in the area of 29th Avenue North and North 4th Street when he saw a “disturbance involving several people” on the 200 block of 29th Avenue North. As he was turning around to investigate, he heard the sound of gunshots.

When the sergeant arrived at the scene, he found an adult man who had been shot. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The Minneapolis Police Homicide Unit is investigating the case.

No one is in custody.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the TIPS Line at 612-692-8477.

The victim’s identity and his cause of death will be released by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office.

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