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Stabbing Leaves 1 Dead In N. Mpls Bus Shelter

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Police are investigating after a stabbing left a man dead in a north Minneapolis bus shelter Friday night.

Sgt. Stephen McCarty said police responded to the stabbing at the intersection of Lyndale and 18th avenues at around 7:30 p.m. Medical personnel tried to revive the victim, who was not identified, but attempts were unsuccessful. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

“We haven’t had a homicide in a while,” McCarty said. “Unfortunately, they do happen.”

Investigators spoke with witnesses at the scene, he said. There are no suspects arrested, but police say there does not appear to be a public safety risk.

The victim’s identity and cause of death is being released after the investigation.

If you have any information on the stabbing, call the police at 612-692-8477.

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