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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Authorities are investigating after a man was found dead in a north Minneapolis alley late Sunday night.

Minneapolis Police responded to a call of a person down at about 10:10 p.m. Sunday on the 3900 block of Dupont Avenue North. When authorities arrived, they found an adult male who was unresponsive in a back alley. He died at the scene.

On Monday, authorities identified the victim as Gianni Gossitt, 22, of Minneapolis. He died as a result of a gunshot wound to the chest, according to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner.

Gossitt’s death has been deemed a homicide and police are investigating.

Anyone with information is asked to call Minneapolis Police.

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