Adult Male Dies After Shooting Outside

June 30, 2021

On Wednesday evening at 8:57 p.m., the Minneapolis Emergency Communications Center received 911 calls reporting a shooting in the area of Plymouth and Knox Avenues.

Officers arrived and located an adult male in grave condition suffering from a gunshot wound. Officers administered emergency first aid until relieved by paramedics. Medical staff pronounced the victim deceased at the scene

Officers secured the scene and protected the area. The Minneapolis Police Department Homicide and Crime Lab Units responded to the scene and started their investigation.

Preliminary investigation indicates that there was a gathering outdoors in the area and a dispute occurred. The dispute escalated into gunfire and the victim was shot. The suspect fled the area and was not apprehended. 

The Medical Examiner will release the identity of the victim, along with the nature and cause of death in the days to come. 

The GO # for this case is 21-143751.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Tips may be submitted electronically at www.CrimeStoppersMN.org. All Tips are anonymous and persons providing information leading to an arrest and conviction may be eligible for a financial reward.      

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