Minneapolis Police are calibrating their Shot Spotter system Thursday night with the most effective technique – firing real guns. Police says they will test the system between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. by firing guns into bullet traps at several different sites throughout the city.
The police chief of Minneapolis has canceled her scheduled appearance at a community listening session, citing threats of disruptions. Police Chief Janee Harteau was scheduled to appear Thursday evening at the Sabathani Community Center in Minneapolis.
Police say two shootings that left one teen dead and two injured in north Minneapolis were related. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office on Wednesday identified the boy who died of multiple gunshot wounds as 17-year-old Jemario Langston.
Minneapolis Police’s Violent Criminal Apprehension Team arrested a 27-year-old man Wednesday, who has an outstanding warrant for premeditated first-degree murder. Quanan Lee Machacek is accused of stabbing Cody Lee Rasche to death on the night of Sept. 10.
A panel of Minneapolis officials has approved a $170,000 pilot program to place body cameras on 36 police officers. A Minneapolis City Council committee authorized the pilot Monday.
Police say one person is dead after a stabbing in south Minneapolis late Wednesday night, and a suspect is still at large. Minneapolis Police were called to the 2400 block of Ogema Place at about 9:41 p.m. on a report of a stabbing.
Authorities said a woman was injured late Sunday morning after being hit by a van while crossing a street in Minneapolis. Minneapolis Police said the incident happened just before 11 a.m. on Cedar Avenue near 29th Street.
Police are looking for a suspect after a man was shot in north Minneapolis late Saturday night. Authorities were called to the 2900 block of North 6th Street near Fairview Park after a man called police saying he had been shot.
It’s been just about two months since the All-Star game was played at Target Field, but Minneapolis Police are just now getting an idea of how much it cost them. It took about 700 police personnel to keep downtown safe during the days leading up to the game.
Two people suffered non-life threatening injuries after being shot Tuesday afternoon in south Minneapolis. Police says the shooting happened at about noon on 38th Street, just west of Oakland Avenue South.
Minneapolis Police say there was a positive ending to a “crisis situation” Friday morning near Interstate 394 and Penn Avenue. The nature of the incident, which police say occurred just before 6 a.m., was not disclosed.
In the past two and half weeks, a rash of robberies have plagued three south Minneapolis neighborhoods. There have been 17 robberies total, half of which happened in the early morning hours. The rest occurred after 6 p.m.
Hennepin County authorities have charged two men in the shooting death of a Brooklyn Center man whose burning body set a dumpster on fire. The county attorney’s office said Wednesday that 24-year-old Manuel Guzman of Minneapolis and 22-year-old Guillermo Ayala-Enriquez of Brooklyn Center were charged with second-degree murder in the death of 31-year-old Rufino Clara-Rendon.
Residents of downtown Minneapolis may have been alarmed Monday night by the sight of low-flying helicopters near city buildings. But the police departments of Minneapolis and St. Paul say the public has nothing to fear, as it’s all part of a Department of Defense training exercise.
Authorities have identified two victims who were killed after a violent night to start the weekend in Minneapolis. A 53-year-old man died in a shooting in south Minneapolis Friday night., and a 46-year-old woman died in a stabbing early Saturday morning.