MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 12-year-old boy was shot in an apparent road rage incident in north Minneapolis Monday evening.
Police say it happened at about 7:15 p.m. on the 4900 block of Humboldt Avenue North. A father was driving with his wife and three kids when he noticed they were being tailgated. At the intersection, the aggressive driver pulled up alongside them and opened fire.READ MORE: Xcel Energy Seeks To Hike Electricity Rates By About 20%
The father immediately drove his son to a local hospital, where he’s being treated for injuries described as non-life threatening. It is not clear where the boy was struck. The mother and two other children were not hurt.READ MORE: 3 More Rapid COVID-19 Testing Locations Open Tuesday In Inver Grove Heights, Wadena, Hibbing
Police say they have a description of the vehicle and the suspect, but no arrests have been made as of late Monday evening.
This is the second time in less than a week that a boy was injured in a north Minneapolis drive-by shooting. A 7-year-old boy was shot in the foot last Tuesday night while he and his father were leaving a market off North Penn and Lowry avenues.MORE NEWS: Northern Minnesota Man Arrested After Allegedly Assault 2 People With Hand Saw