BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. (WCCO) — A teenager is in serious condition after he was shot several times Tuesday evening near a busy Brooklyn Park intersection.
Police say officers were called to the area of Brooklyn Boulevard and Regent Avenue on a report of a shooting at about 6 p.m. They arrived to find an injured 19-year-old man, who was taken to a local hospital.READ MORE: COVID In Minnesota: Total Positive Case Count Surpasses 1.5 Million
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Witnesses told police that “numerous people were involved in this incident,” all of whom fled the area before officers arrived. After a search of the area, three men were taken into custody, one of whom had a handgun. Police believe everyone involved knew each other.
Police say more than two dozen rounds were fired from multiple weapons.MORE NEWS: Sheriff: Motorist Killed In Wright Co. After Hitting Dump Truck Head-On
The investigation is ongoing.