MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minneapolis police are investigating a downtown shooting that happened early Thursday morning and left a 29-year-old man injured.
The Minneapolis Police Department says that the shooting happened around 1:15 a.m. on the 1400 block of Park Avenue in the city’s Elliot Park neighborhood.READ MORE: Next Drive: Part Of Hiawatha Avenue In Minneapolis Closes For Summer
As officers responded to a report of gunfire in the area, they learned that a 29-year-old man with a gunshot wound was dropped off at Hennepin Healthcare, located just blocks away from the scene of the shooting.
The man is expected to survive.READ MORE: Next Weather: Slightly Warmer Start To The Work Week
Investigators say that the man was outside when he was approached by a “known suspect” who shot him. The injured man ran from the scene of the shooting and was given a ride to the hospital by a good Samaritan.
Police are still searching for the shooter.
This shooting is at least the third to happen in Minneapolis in the last 24 hours. On Wednesday evening, a 20-year-old man was critically injured in a shooting on the city’s north side. Roughly two hours later, a woman was shot and severely wounded near the city’s iconic Prospect Park Water Tower.MORE NEWS: Minn. Legislature Misses Deadline With Key Bills Unfinished; Walz Suggests Special Session
No arrest have been made in either shooting.