MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Minneapolis police are investigating after a woman was fatally stabbed Saturday night in the 800 block of Hennepin Avenue.
Officers responded to a report of a possible stabbing just after 9:30 p.m. The woman was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center and died shortly after arrival, police say.READ MORE: Minnesotans Argue State Not Appropriately Prioritizing Vaccines For Those With Underlying Conditions
Police say the stabbing does not appear to be a random attack as the victim was stabbed after an argument with acquaintances.READ MORE: Double The Doses Given At Minneapolis Convention Center To Make Up For Severe Weather Delay
Police spokesman John Elder says authorities are following “promising” leads in connection to the homicide, but no one is in custody. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers of Minnesota.
The victim’s identity will be released by the Medical Examiner’s Office in the next several days, police say.MORE NEWS: Suspect Who Fatally Shot K-9 Officer Dies, Duluth Standoff Ends
No additional information has been released at this time. This is a developing story. Stay with WCCO for updates as they become available.