Man, woman found shot dead in parked car in Minneapolis

  • Article by: JOY POWELL , Star Tribune
  • Updated: April 12, 2014 - 11:41 AM
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This apartment parking lot near Lake St. and 29th Avenue S. was the scene of a double homicide overnight, leaving a man and woman shot to death in their parked car and seen Saturday, April 12, 2014, in Minneapolis, MN.

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A man and woman were shot to death in a car in south Minneapolis on Friday night, and police were looking for at least one suspect.

A 911 caller reported shots fired at 29th Avenue S. and East Lake Street shortly before 9:30 p.m., said John Elder, a police spokesman.

When officers arrived, they found an adult man and woman dead in the parked car, he said.

The slayings did not appear to be a murder-suicide, he confirmed, but other details were not available late Friday as police combed the scene and sought witnesses.

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s will verify the cause of death and release identities after autopsies, he said.

Anyone with information about the crime or suspicious vehicles in the area about that time is asked to call police at 612-673-2941 or 911. Tipsters can also call 612-692-TIPS (8477). Tipsters can remain anonymous.

JOY POWELL

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