As summer scorches on, the city of Minneapolis is dealing with a disturbing trend in crime. So far this year, police have seen an average of one murder per week. Over the weekend, three separate shootings resulted in two deaths.
A group that defends their neighborhood from violence was paying respect today to people who have lost their lives.
Police are releasing more details about the deaths of three people from Sunday.
In about a 48-hour span, four people have been killed in a Brooklyn Park suburb. Now, police are meeting with residents to talk about the homicides – and offer solutions to the violence.
The City of Minneapolis is reporting some of the lowest levels of violent crime the city has seen since the 1960s.
There were two homicides in Minneapolis early Sunday.