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Shooting at Champions Bar in Mpls. leaves one dead, one wounded

Posted by: Matt McKinney Updated: August 8, 2013 - 11:04 AM

A man died and another person was wounded early Thursday morning after a shooting inside Champions Bar on W. Lake Street, according to police.

The shooting victim, described only as a 51-year-old man, was found wounded inside the bar by police officers called to the scene shortly after 12:30 a.m. He was taken to the Hennepin County Medical Center, where he died at about 7:30 a.m.

A second shooting victim was discovered at Hennepin County Medical Center seeking treatment for a non-life threatening gunshot wound.

No one is in custody. Police urged anyone with information to call the Minneapolis Police Department's tips line at (612) 692-TIPS (8477.)  

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