Tragedy Strikes: One Dead, Another Injured in Minneapolis Shooting

MINNEAPOLIS, MN ( – In a harrowing incident that unfolded in the early hours of Sunday morning, tragedy struck the heart of Minneapolis as gunfire erupted, claiming the life of one man and leaving another injured.

According to a statement from the Minneapolis Police Department, officers were summoned to the scene at approximately 12:40 a.m. following reports of a shooting in the 900 block of Cedar Avenue South. Upon arrival, officers discovered a man in his 40s with severe gunshot wounds in the parking lot behind 901 Cedar Avenue South.

Despite the valiant efforts of law enforcement to administer immediate medical aid, the victim’s injuries proved fatal. He was swiftly transported to Hennepin Healthcare, where he tragically succumbed to his wounds. Meanwhile, a second man, who arrived at the scene with apparent non-life-threatening injuries, received treatment after being transported in a passenger vehicle.

The circumstances surrounding the shooting are still under investigation, with preliminary findings suggesting that shots were fired from across 9th Street toward a group of individuals gathered in the parking lot behind 901 Cedar Avenue South. The exchange of gunfire escalated the situation, resulting in the tragic loss of life.

As authorities work tirelessly to piece together the events leading up to the shooting, the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office is expected to release the identity of the deceased individual, along with the official cause and manner of death.

At present, no arrests have been made in connection with the incident, heightening concerns within the community and underscoring the urgent need for swift justice.

As Minneapolis grapples with the aftermath of yet another senseless act of violence, there’s a collective call for unity and vigilance. Residents are urged to come forward with any information that may aid law enforcement in their pursuit of justice, as the city mourns the loss of one life and prays for the recovery of the injured.

I’m Neil Berg reporting for


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