MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Police say one person is dead after two shootings took place just blocks apart in St. Paul Monday evening.
One shooting took place near Dale Street and University Avenue, the other about four blocks away at St. Albans Street and Central Avenue, according to police.
According to St. Paul police, officers found a man with a gunshot wound near St. Albans and Fuller Avenue around 2:30 p.m. Monday. The man was taken to Regions Hospital and later pronounced dead.
Metro Transit police are investigating the University shooting, which happened near the light rail station. The victim in that shooting was taken to Regions Hospital.
According to Metro Transit, police activity shut down the Green Line between the Hamline Avenue and Western Avenue stations. Service was restored just before 7 p.m.