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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minneapolis police are investigating the city’s 70th homicide of 2020.READ MORE: Free COVID-19 Test Rollout Begins Early Online (CBS News)
Officers were called just after 9:30 p.m. to the 3500 block of 19th Avenue South, near Pioneers and Soldiers Memorial Cemetery in the Corcoran neighborhood. They found a male victim on the ground, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He later died at the scene.
On Friday, he was identified by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner as 25-year-old Mohamed Abdirasek Ahmed, of Woodbury.READ MORE: Gopher Men’s Basketball Game Against Penn State Postponed Due To COVID Protocols
Investigators said they believe he knew the shooter, who they are still trying to find.
About two hours earlier, two men were shot about seven miles northwest on the 2100 block of Bryant Avenue North, in the Hawthorne neighborhood. One of the victims is in critical condition, while the other is expected to survive. Police are also still searching for that shooter.MORE NEWS: Police: Fleeing Driver Throws Rocks At Squad Car During Hwy 36 Pursuit