Burnsville police are investigating a homicide after a body was found early Friday.
Police and paramedics responded to several 911 calls around 1:30 a.m. Friday about shots heard in the area of 13100 S. Harriet Av. Officers found a man dead, the victim of several gunshot wounds, in the parking lot of an apartment building, according to a news release.
There are no suspects in custody, but investigators are following several leads. Police said they believe it was an isolated incident and that there isn’t any danger to the public.
The man’s death marked the city’s first homicide of 2019.
The crime scene was cleared about 8 a.m. Burnsville police were assisted by officers from Eagan and Savage, the Dakota County Sheriff’s Office and the State Patrol.
Anybody with information is asked to call Burnsville police at 952-641-1105.