Police: 16-Year-Old Boy Shot And Killed In N. Mpls

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Police are investigating the third shooting death of teen in Minneapolis in just 30 days.

According to police, a 16-year-old boy was shot and killed Monday night in North Minneapolis.

Police responded to a report of a shooting at 7:30 p.m. near the intersection of Colfax Avenue North and 30th Avenue North, police Sgt. Stephen McCarty said.

Police then received word of a downed teen on the 2900 block of Dupont Avenue North.

When they arrived at the teen, police found him with a gunshot wound. Paramedics attempted to revive the victim, but he died at the scene, police said.

No arrests have been made.

Minneapolis police are investigating the shooting and are seeking the public’s help. If you have information, call the police department at 612-692-TIPS (8477).

The other teen shooting deaths also happened the north side — 14-year-old Quantell Braxton on Aug. 20 and 13-year-old Ray’Jon Gomez on Aug. 24. It is not known if they are related.


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