MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minneapolis police say a store clerk was shot dead Tuesday evening inside a Cedar-Riverside neighborhood business.
Officers were called to the business on the 400 block of Cedar Avenue at about 7 p.m., where they found a man believed to be in his 40s who had been shot several times by a man who had attempted to rob the store. The shooter then fled in a car. The victim was later pronounced dead at Hennepin Healthcare.
Police say homicide investigators are working to find a suspect. This is the city’s 24th homicide of 2021.
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