Wednesday night shooting leads to 66th homicide in Minneapolis 

The shooting was Wednesday’s second homicide.

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A victim in a Wednesday night shooting died after being transported to the Hennepin County Medical Center, the Minneapolis Police Department said Thursday.

According to the MPD, officers responded to the 1800 block of Nicollet Avenue South on a report of a person shot at that location shortly before 10:00 p.m. Officers arrived and located an adult male, in his late teens, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

“Officers performed wound management until relieved by paramedics. The victim was transported to Hennepin County Medical Center by advanced life support ambulance. Investigators responded to the scene and interviewed a number of people who may have been in the area at the time of the shooting. Minneapolis Police Department Crime Lab personnel responded to document the scene and collect evidence. Today, the Homicide Unit was advised that the victim died at the hospital,” said a press release.

The shooting was Wednesday’s second homicide and the 66th on the year for Minneapolis. The city had 48 homicides in all of 2019.

Earlier Wednesday afternoon, officers responded to a notification of shots fired in the area of Logan Avenue North and Lowry. Officers arrived and located two victims, both males, suffering from gunshot wounds. One was in grave condition and one had non-life-threatening injuries. One of the victims was pronounced deceased at the scene by medical personnel and the other victim was transported to North Health Hospital by ambulance.