MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The man who was stabbed to death near a light rail station earlier this week in South Minneapolis has been identified.

According to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner, Daquan Lee Thompson Sr. died as a result of a stab wound to the chest. He was 26 years old.

The stabbing happened on the 2200 block of Lake Street East, near the Lake Street Light Rail Station, after 7 p.m. Wednesday. Thompson was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Police say several people called 911 to report the stabbing.

Police arrested 43-year-old Frank Runningshield Jr. on probable cause of murder. He’s being held at the Hennepin County Jail.


  1. Damm … That was the best qualified candidate for Mayor we had in Minneapolis, OH well

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