MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Charges have been filed against two men in connection with a shooting in North Minneapolis on Thursday.
Hennepin County Attorney’s Office issued files against 21-year old James Moore for second degree murder, and 20-year-old Tyreik Perkins for being an accomplice. Both men are in custody.
Officers say they responded to a report of gun shots heard in the area of 1800 Russell Avenue North on Thursday evening. A white SUV fled the scene and crashed a few blocks away.
Police located an adult male who had been shot sitting in the driver’s seat of the crashed SUV. He was taken to North Memorial Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
The individual has been identified as 21-year-old Malik Tyree Dewayne Lamont Smith. He died of a gunshot wound of the torso.