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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Two people are hospitalized after a shooting in downtown Minneapolis early Saturday morning.

According to Minneapolis Police, the shooting happened near a light rail platform on the 300 block of Fifth Street North near Target Field at about 3 a.m.

Police said they believed the men worked for a company that provided cleaning services to Target Field, however they do not know if they men were leaving the field at that time or if they had even been working that night.

The two victims, one of whom was shot in the stomach, were rushed to Hennepin County Medical Center. Both are expected to survive.

Police believe this was not a random crime. Anyone with information is asked to text “MPD” and their tip to 847 411 (tip 411), of call the tipline at 612-692-TIPS (8477).

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