Police Make Arrest In Mpls Homicide

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minneapolis Police said Thursday night they have made an arrest in the murder of Guled Hashi Mohamed.

Mohamed was one of six people shot between last Sunday night and Monday morning in a violent weekend in Minneapolis. Police responded to a report of shots fired at about 11:30 p.m. Sunday near Nicollet Avenue South and Groveland Avenue. Mohamed was found a shot in a vehicle a short time later at the SuperAmerica Gas Station in the 2200 block of Lyndale Avenue South. He died on Monday from injuries sustained as a result of the shooting.

Authorities arrested 28-year-old Byamin Beiti Omar Thursday night at 26th Street East and Nicollet Avenue South in connection with the murder.

Omar is currently being held in the Hennepin County Jail pending criminal charges. The incident remains under investigation.


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