MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Minneapolis Police Department reported a fatal shooting in north Minneapolis Monday.
According to police, gunfire was reported around 11:08 a.m. on the 1600 block of West Broadway Avenue.
When police arrived they found a man believed to be in his 30s suffering from a gunshot wound with no pulse or signs of breathing.
The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office later identified the man as 36-year-old Telly Blair.
Officers reportedly gave CPR and wound care on the scene. Paramedics transported the victim to North Memorial Medical Center in critical condition, but the victim died shortly after arriving.
From witness information, police believe that an argument ensued between the deceased and a suspect which escalated and ended with shots fired.
Authorities believe this is the 55th homicide of the year.
The investigation into this incident is ongoing.