Penn Avenue North
A Minneapolis teen is charged with second-degree murder for allegedly killing a man who confronted him on a Metro Transit bus after harassing his son. The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office has filed a petition to certify Joshua Davis Ford, 16, as in adult for the shooting death of 38-year-old Andrew Billingsley Jr. last Thursday night.
A man was shot and killed after stepping off of a Metro Transit bus Thursday evening in north Minneapolis. Police say the fatal shooting happened near Penn Avenue North and North 26th Avenue just before 7 p.m.
A Minneapolis man who was shot to death Monday night has been identified by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office. Steven Montrell Martin, 37, was found with a gunshot wound to the neck by Minneapolis Police at about 10:45 p.m. in front of a home on the 3300 block of Penn Avenue North.
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.
A 35-year-old Minneapolis man was sentenced to more than 25 years in prison for shooting a 4-year-old boy and two others last June, according to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office. Deontray Vershon Tate was convicted on two counts of first-degree assault in March for a shooting that happened on the morning of June 25, 2013 near the 3600 block of Penn Avenue North in Minneapolis.
A 34-year-old Minneapolis man faces felony assault charges for allegedly shooting three people on the north side late last month, including a 4-year-old boy.
Police have ID’d the man who was shot and killed early Saturday morning on the 2100 block of Penn Avenue North as Lavelle Ja’ron Priest, 21, of Minneapolis.
One person died and another suffered non-life-threatening injuries after an early Saturday morning shooting on the 2100 block of Penn Avenue North in Minneapolis, police say.
A Minneapolis mother of four faces one felony count of child neglect after she left her 4-year-old alone while she was at the casino. During her absence, her home caught fire and the child suffered burns, authorities said.