MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Authorities say an 18-year-old man died of a stab wound just hours after midnight on New Year’s Day, marking Minneapolis’ first homicide in 2018.
The Minneapolis Police Department says Ahkeem Robinson, of Big Lake, was found shortly before 2 a.m. lying on the sidewalk on the 3000 block of Emerson Avenue North.READ MORE: Lake Superior Zoo's Lilly The Lion Undergoes Root Canal
Officers tried to help Robinson, but he died about an hour later at North Memorial Medical Center.READ MORE: Kashkari: Delta Variant Could Slow Labor Market Recovery
The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office says Robinson died of a stab wound to his left shoulder and axilla. The manner of death: homicide.
Police say no arrests have been made in the case, which remains under investigation.MORE NEWS: Minnesota Olympians Help Boost Interest In Their Sports At Home
Anyone with information on the stabbing is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or text 847411.