Man found dead in north Minneapolis after reports of shooting

  • Star Tribune
  • February 20, 2014 - 4:58 AM

Police discovered a man’s body inside a north Minneapolis residence early Thursday morning.

Police responded to reports of a shooting at the 2000 block of Hillside Avenue N. around 2:25 a.m.

Police spokesman John Elder said the man “apparently died of gunshot wounds,” but that the medical examiner would make the official determination.

Police do not believe the shooting was a random act, Elder told the Star Tribune. No one has been taken into custody.

Police were still on the scene of the shooting as of 4 a.m. No further details were available.


Susan Hogan • @StribNightOwl


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