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Victim In North Minneapolis Shooting Identified

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Authorities have identified a woman who was shot and killed in an apparent murder in north Minneapolis on Thursday.

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the victim as 21-year-old Brianna Jones of Minneapolis. Police were called to the 1500 block of Emerson Avenue at about 3:22 p.m. Thursday on a report of a dead body. When authorities arrived, a woman later identified as Jones was found dead in the street.

Authorities have ruled her death a homicide and determined she died from a gunshot wound to the head. Minneapolis Police said the incident is still under investigation and they are still looking for possible suspects.

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