By WCCO-TV Staff

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minneapolis police say a man was shot dead during an outdoor gathering in the Near North neighborhood Wednesday night.

Officers were called to the area of North Plymouth and Knox avenues just before 9 p.m., where they found the victim in grave condition. He was later pronounced dead at the scene.

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Investigators believe the man was the only person shot. No one is in custody.

This is the city’s 42nd homicide of 2021 — that’s 13 more deaths than Minneapolis had at this time last summer.