MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Police are investigating after a fatal shooting in St. Paul Wednesday evening.
The St. Paul Police Department say the shooting happened at about 5:45 p.m. near the intersection of Western Avenue north and Concordia Avenue west, in the city’s Summit-University neighborhood.
When officers arrived on the scene, they found a man lying in the street with a gunshot wound to the head.
A large crowd had gathered in the area, and a nurse was rendering aid. But authorities pronounced the victim dead at the scene.
During the minutes that bystanders, medics and officers were trying to help the victim, other officers who were responding to the scene saw a gray, four-door sedan driving at a high rate of speed away from the area of the shooting. The officers followed the vehicle and found it crashed near the intersection of Marshall Avenue and Chatsworth Street north.
A passenger from the vehicle was located and brought in for questioning.
Authorities say a second male gunshot victim arrived at Regions Hospital in a private vehicle. He is being treated for injuries that are non-life threatening. Officers say the victim was believed to be injured during the same shooting. Police are questioning him.
No arrests have been made at this time. The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 651-266-5650.