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M.E. Rules Death Of Aitkin Teen, Shot By Dad, A Homicide

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner has ruled the May shooting death of an Aitkin teen as a homicide — and the boy’s father is the one who pulled the trigger. The Aitkin County Sheriff’s Office says Dawson Vanportfliet suffered a neck and head wound when his father shot him.

07/03/2015

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Police Seek Suspect In Brooklyn Park Shooting

Authorities are looking for a suspect after a shooting in Brooklyn Park left one man injured Thursday afternoon. The Brooklyn Park Police Department was called to a report of shots fired at about 4:45 p.m. near the area of 85th Avenue and Douglas Drive.

07/02/2015

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Dispute Over Poker Chips Led To Fatal Coon Rapids Bar Shooting

Police have arrested a suspect in connection with a Coon Rapids shooting that left one man dead early Thursday morning. According to the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office, officers received a call at 12:45 a.m. of a shooting at Willy’s Bar & Grill, located in the 2500 block of Coon Rapids Blvd NW.

07/02/2015

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Man, 30, Arrested After Shooting At Fish Lake Township Home

The Chisago County SWAT Team helped arrest a 30-year-old man after he shot multiple rounds off inside a home in Fish Lake Township. Nicholas Leefeddick Villella, 30, was arrested on charges of terroristic threats and second degree assault.

06/29/2015

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Mother And Toddler Recovering After South Minneapolis Shooting

Last week a mother and toddler were both shot while walking near Peavey Park in Minneapolis. Now, Shandrea Spielman is talking about their recovery.

06/26/2015

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Man Shot After Fleeing Eden Prairie Police Charged

The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office has charged a 21-year-old Bloomington man accused of fleeing police in his motorcycle over the weekend.

06/23/2015

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Charges: Wis. Man Shoplifted At Wal-Mart, Pointed Gun At Cop’s Face

A 34-year-old Wisconsin man and convicted felon faces three new felonies, according to court documents filed in Ramsey County, after he allegedly pointed a gun Sunday at an off-duty police officer and fled police.

06/23/2015

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Man Shot After Fleeing Eden Prairie Police ID’d

Officials have identified the man who was shot Saturday after fleeing from Eden Prairie police on a motorcycle.

06/21/2015

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Suspect Arrested In Mpls. Mother-Daughter Shooting

Police arrested a man Friday who they say is responsible for shooting a 22-year-old mother and her 15-month-old daughter in a south Minneapolis park Thursday afternoon. The shooting comes as violent crime is going up in the city of Minneapolis.

06/19/2015

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Minnesota Holds Vigil To Mourn With Charleston

On Thursday night, people in Minnesota — and the rest of the country — tried to understand a massacre that happened in a church in South Carolina. Nine people were killed during bible study class.

06/18/2015

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White Gunman Caught In Killing Of 9 In Historic Black Church

An intense manhunt was underway Thursday for a young white man who joined a prayer meeting and then opened fire inside a historic black church in downtown Charleston, killing nine people, including the pastor. Authorities called it a hate crime.

06/18/2015

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Police: Man Shot In North Minneapolis

Minneapolis police are investigating a shooting which injured one man late Thursday afternoon. The victim was shot near the 2800 block of Bryant Avenue North just before 5 p.m., according to police.

06/18/2015

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Police: 1 Dead In North Minneapolis Drive-By Shooting

Minneapolis police are investigating a deadly drive-by shooting that happened Tuesday night. A man was shot outside a home in the 3900 block of Fremont Avenue North just before 6:30 p.m. He later died at the hospital.

06/16/2015

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Man Found Guilty Of Shooting 3 Women 26 Times At Birthday Party

A 21-year-old Minneapolis man was found guilty Tuesday of shooting three women at a birthday party last July, according to the Hennepin County Attorney’s office. Delonte Ahshone Thomas is guilty of one count of attempted first-degree murder and three counts of attempted second-degree murder for a shooting on July 9, 2014, in north Minneapolis.

06/16/2015

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Charges: Brothers’ Argument Over Tree Leads To Gunfire

A 54-year-old Dakota County man is accused of threatening his brother’s life and shooting at his truck in an argument over a tree, according to the Dakota County Attorney’s Office.

06/16/2015

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Police Investigate Early Morning Shooting In Mpls.

Police in Minneapolis are investigating an early morning shooting. According to police, the shooting occurred around 3:30 a.m. Tuesday in the 3400 block of Chicago Avenue.

06/16/2015

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5K Reward Offered For Information On Bald Eagle Shooting

A $5,000 reward is being offered for anyone with information on who shot and killed an American bald eagle in St. Croix County, according to the Humane Society of the United States.

06/15/2015

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1 Hospitalized After Drive-By Shooting In S. Minneapolis

It happened overnight at 28th Street and Portland Avenue South. Police say a vehicle drove up to a minivan and shot at it five times.

06/13/2015

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Sheriff: 1 Dead In Bemidji Restaurant Shooting

One person is dead after a shooting at a Bemidji restaurant. The Beltrami County Sheriff’s office says the fatal shooting happened at Mi Rancho restaurant on the 600 block of Ann Street Northwest.

06/13/2015

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1 Dead In North Minneapolis Shooting

Police say they responded to a report of gunshots near the intersection of Colfax Avenue and North 34th Avenue at around 9:00 p.m. When they arrived at the scene, they found the man dead in the street.

06/12/2015

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Man Pleads Guilty In April Double Murder

A Chicago man has pleaded guilty in a double shooting that left two men dead in North Minneapolis in April. Brian Deshawn Morse was charged with two counts of second-degree murder in the incident.

06/10/2015

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1 Dead In Cedar-Riverside Shooting

A man is dead after a late night shooting in Minneapolis’ Cedar-Riverside neighborhood Sunday. According to the Minneapolis Police Department, around 10:45 p.m. the Communications Center received a call of a shooting in the 400 block of Cedar Avenue South.

06/08/2015

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Domestic Dispute Ends With Husband Shooting Up Wife’s Laptop

Sioux Falls police say a domestic dispute led to a man taking his wife’s laptop into the backyard and shooting it several times with a handgun.

06/08/2015

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Brooklyn Center Man Pleads Guilty To Murder At 4th of July Party

A Brooklyn Center man has pleaded guilty to second-degree unintentional murder in connection to a fatal shooting at a Fourth of July party last year in north Minneapolis. The Hennepin County Attorney’s office says 25-year-old Joseph Lee Smith is accused of shooting 28-year-old Cabrie Young in the chest after a fight broke out at a party on the 3400 block of Dupont Avenue North.

06/05/2015

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M.E. Rules Homicide In Man’s Death 15 Years After Shooting

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner has ruled the death of a man who was shot multiple times in 2000 but died 15 years later a homicide. Sheldon Mason, who was 40 years old at the time of his death in April, was shot in October 2000 on the 1500 block of East 25th Street in Minneapolis.

06/05/2015

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