MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – An arrest has been made in the death of Devonte Ingram who was shot and killed near Macalester college in July.
Officers were called to the 1700 block of St. Clair Avenue at about 1:30 p.m. on reports of shots fired on July 26. Police found Ingram suffering from gunshot wounds inside a vehicle, and he later died at Regions Hospital.READ MORE: Hy-Vee, Thrifty White Offer Pfizer Booster Shots
According to the St. Paul Police Department, a 21-year-old man from Chicago was arrested by an FBI Task Force in Chicago on Friday, Aug. 20. He was transported back to St. Paul and booked into the Ramsey County Jail.
Police say the case remains open and active at this time.READ MORE: Gov. Walz Announces Drought Relief Package For Farmers, Livestock Producers
“This case is as complex as it is tragic,” said St. Paul Police Chief Todd Axtell. “I’m incredibly proud of everyone at the Saint Paul Police Department who worked so hard to identify and locate the suspect, but our work isn’t finished.”
Police also believe there is more than one suspect involved in the homicide.
“We know there’s another suspect out there, running and hiding. And I know we won’t stop until he’s found. Because that’s what the victim, his family and our community expect and deserve. Because that’s the way our guardians are wired, they work tirelessly in for justice,” said Axtell.MORE NEWS: COVID In Minnesota: Nearly 3,000 New Cases, 27 Deaths Reported
Ingram’s death was reported as the 14th homicide in St. Paul this year.