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.
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.
Authorities in northwestern Minnesota say a North Dakota man has died in an apparent accidental shooting. Becker County authorities responded Thursday night to a call of a shooting near Floyd Lake. Deputies were told that two people were handling a .38 special handgun when it fired.
Two people were shot, one fatally, after a dispute between neighbors hit a boiling point in New Brighton Monday night. According to authorities, residents called police to the 2500 block of Knollwood Drive around 8:30 p.m. in regards to a neighbor dispute.
Police are investigating a shooting outside Hennepin County Medical Center that left one person shot. Minneapolis Police say the shooting happened around 12:53 p.m. Wednesday, on the corner of 8th Street and Park Avenue. The shooter allegedly shot at a vehicle before fleeing the scene. A woman inside the car was struck.
A man is in the hospital after he accidentally shot himself in the abdomen in Fifty Lakes, Minn. Friday evening. According to officials, police responded to a call of a possible home intrusion around 5:17 p.m. When officers reached the house they learned the male who called had suffered a gunshot wound to his abdomen.
Polk County Sheriff’s Deputy Mike Seversen was laid to rest Saturday, 23 years to the day after he was shot in Webster, Wisconsin. Seversen was when he was was trying to stop a gunman who killed another deputy. He was 27 years old. Seversen died Monday of medical complications at 50 years old.
Federal officials say a wolf that fled from Isle Royale National Park and was found dead on the Minnesota mainland had been shot with a pellet gun. Park officials said Friday the 5-year-old female was shot in the chest with a lightweight pellet.
Police are on the scene of a standoff in North St. Paul, after a woman was shot in the leg after a possible domestic disturbance.
Authorities are investigating after three people were shot outside a Hudson, Wis. liquor store. Police say the shooting happened around 9:30 a.m. Sunday on the 200 block of Second Street.
A man is in critical condition and a St. Paul police officer is being treated after an early morning chase that turned into an officer-involved shooting. Authorities said the incident happened just after 4 a.m. Sunday, when a St. Paul police officer responding to a report of a burglary near the 1700 block of Dayton Avenue, heard gun shots fired nearby.
Dr. Stephen Larson is being remembered by his patients, after being shot to death inside his home Friday night in Orono. According to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office, police were called to the home on the 1000 block of Heritage Road just before 9 p.m., where they found a man in the front of the property with a handgun.
An early Saturday morning drive-by shooting in St. Paul left one dead and 2 people injured, police said. The shooting took place at 1 a.m. at the Moonshine Saloon along East Seventh Street.
An early Saturday morning shooting on Franklin Avenue left one man dead and one in the hospital. Police were called to an area near 21st Avenue South and East Franklin Avenue, and that’s where a fight broke out about two hours before bar close.
Two men were charged with first-degree murder in the killing of a Fridley man as he sat in his car in a New Hope parking lot back in June. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman said Friday that 29-year-old Damin Lee Shufford, of New Hope, and 20-year-old Adaiah Deontraie Townsend, of Crystal, were charged in the June 26 shooting death of 59-year-old Kent Lee Walker, Jr.