One injured and one deceased in afternoon shooting

June 11, 2021

On Friday, June 11 at about 12:41 p.m., officers from the Minneapolis Police Department responded to a report of a shooting on the 1200 block of West Broadway Avenue. 

Information received is that the suspect vehicle fled the area after the shooting. A description was provided and alert officers in the area observed the vehicle while other officers were arriving at the scene. 

Officers located an adult male, believed to be in his late 20s in critical condition suffering from a gunshot wound. Officers provided immediate medical aid and paramedics arrived and transported the victim to North Memorial Health Hospital. At this point, it appears the shooting occurred outside.

The officers that observed the suspect vehicle were able to get the vehicle stopped in the area of Cretin Avenue in St. Paul and they took several people into custody. 

During this time, another adult male, age unknown, arrived at North Memorial via private transport suffering from a gunshot wound.  His injuries were deemed to be non-life-threatening.

The Minneapolis Police Department’s Homicide Unit was notified that at 2:30 p.m., that the victim, who was originally in critical condition, had died at the hospital.

This is now a homicide investigation.

The Minneapolis Police Department’s Crime Lab responded to the scene and, due to the severity of the injuries, processed the scene as if it was a homicide. 

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

The GO # for this case is 21-127125.

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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