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Sheriff: Shoreview Death Was Homicide

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SHOREVIEW, Minn. (WCCO) – A suspicious death investigation in Shoreview has changed to a homicide investigation, according to the Ramsey County Sheriff’s office.

Authorities say a man was found slumped over outside of a building, dead of an apparent gunshot wound on early Thursday morning. The man, described as African American in his late 20s or early 30s, was found in the 5700 block of Hamline Avenue North, and was without identification.

The sheriff’s office says the homicide appears to be an isolated incident, and there is no threat to the public.

They urge the public to call 651-767-0640 to report any suspicious activity and vehicles near the area on Wednesday night and early Thursday morning.

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