MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Officials have identified the man fatally shot over the weekend near the Stone Arch Bridge in Minneapolis.
The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the victim as 30-year-old Mohamed Ahmed Hassan, of Columbia Heights. He died of a gunshot wound to the chest.
Minneapolis police say the shooting happened Saturday night near the intersection of Main Street Southeast and 6th Avenue Southeast in the city’s Marcy-Holmes neighborhood.
First responders found Hassan in the street and brought him to Hennepin Healthcare, where he was pronounced dead shortly after.
Investigators are still searching for the shooter and a motive. The public is not believed to be in danger.
Hassan’s death marks the 40th homicide in Minneapolis this year.