MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Minneapolis police are investigating after a shooting in north Minneapolis left one person dead Tuesday night.
According to the Minneapolis Police Department, just after 10:30 p.m. officers received a call of a car crash at the intersection of 26th Avenue North and Knox Avenue.
Upon arrival, officers learned a vehicle hit several cars before coming to rest in the middle of the street
Through further investigation, officers found an unresponsive male, later identified as 17-year-old Austin James Owen Young, in the driver’s seat. He appeared to have suffered a gunshot wound.
Paramedics declared Young dead on the scene.
Police are investigating where the shooting may have happened, and who pulled the trigger.