MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A man who was found dead, lying in the parking lot of a business in Shoreview, has been identified.
Authorities were called to the business on the 5700 block of Hamline Avenue in Shoreview around 6:40 a.m. on Aug. 29. Upon arrival, they found a man who was already deceased.READ MORE: First Major Snowfall Brings Avalanche Of Wintery Pics
He has been identified as 26-year-old Hagos Tsegay Melake, of South St. Paul.
The Ramsey County Medical Examiner said Melake died of a gunshot wound.
Investigators say Melake was last seen leaving the Hunan Garden Restaurant on Cedar Street in downtown St. Paul, around 1:30 a.m. on Aug. 29. One of his credit cards was then used an ATM at a U.S. Bank building on West Broadway in Minneapolis around 4:30 a.m.READ MORE: Lions Beat Vikings 29-27 For 1st Win Of Season
A woman was photographed using the card and police say she is a person of interest in this case.
If anyone had contact with Melake on the night of Wednesday, Aug. 28, they’re asked to call police at (651) 266-7320.
Anyone who can identify the woman shown in the ATM surveillance photos is also asked to call police at the same number.MORE NEWS: Gophers Will Play West Virginia In Guaranteed Rate Bowl
Information leading to the arrest and conviction of Melake’s murder is eligible for a reward through the Minnesota Crime Stoppers program.