A Minneapolis man has been charged with second degree murder and attempted second degree murder in connection with a fatal shooting in north Minneapolis that occurred over Fourth of July weekend, according to Hennepin County Attorney Michael O. Freeman. Marco Anthony Gresham, 24, was charged with one count second degree murder in the death of Francesca Desandre and one count of attempted second degree murder in the shooting of another woman.
Minneapolis Police working on the city’s north side have their hands full again this week. Three women were shot early Wednesday morning outside of a home on Fremont Avenue North. The women were all seriously hurt. Officers say they think the shooter knew the victims. Mayor Betsey Hodges addressed the latest violence Wednesday.
Police said three women are hospitalized in serious condition after being shot early Wednesday morning in north Minneapolis. The incident happened at about 1:30 a.m. outside a home near 36th and Fremont Avenues North.
After a weekend of back-to-back deadly shootings in north Minneapolis, police and city officials are taking action on foot. On Tuesday, Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau was out patrolling near one of the fatal shooting sites, talking about the area’s struggle with crime.
Minneapolis’ police chief plans to hit the streets herself Tuesday, just days after a violent weekend that left two shooting victims dead. So far this year, at least 16 people have been killed in Minneapolis. Eleven of those suspected murders happened on the city’s north side.
Two families are now planning funerals after a violent weekend in Minneapolis, while others are questioning whether enough is being done to prevent crime. “It’s something that needs to stop as soon as possible,” community and peace activist K.G. Wilson, from North Minneapolis, said. Two separate shootings in North Minneapolis over the holiday weekend left one woman and one man dead.
The Minneapolis Fire Department says a late Wednesday night house fire in north Minneapolis is being investigated as arson.
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Authorities have identified a man who was shot to death early Saturday morning in north Minneapolis. Minneapolis Police were called at about 1 a.m. Saturday to the 4900 block of Camden Avenue North on a report of multiple shots fired.
Authorities are looking for at least one suspect after a fight turned deadly in north Minneapolis Monday night. Police were called at about 10:47 p.m. on a report of a fight in the street on the 3300 block of Penn Avenue North. While officers were on the way to the scene, a report of shots fired came in.
One man was sent to the hospital after being shot in North Minneapolis early Saturday morning. Police responded to a call around 1 a.m. of a shooting in the 4900 block of Camden Avenue North. The victim was taken to North Memorial hospital with serious injuries.
Increased gun violence in north Minneapolis and a call for added protection has police asking to expand the ShotSpotter program. The City Council will vote Friday to provide extra funding to expand the program that officers say is a valuable crime fighting tool.
A woman crashed her car into a north Minneapolis home late Saturday morning, according to Minneapolis Police. The accident happened just before noon at a home near the intersection of 17th Avenue North and Thomas Avenue North.
Two people are recovering and a third is dead after a car and two motorcycles collided in north Minneapolis. Investigators are still working on the details surrounding this accident, but what they do know is that speed and alcohol were not involved in this crash.
One man is dead and two people are hospitalized after a car crashed into two motorcycles in north Minneapolis on Wednesday afternoon. The accident occurred near the intersection of 23rd Avenue North and Penn Avenue North, according to Minneapolis Police.