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1 Dead After Overnight Shooting In Downtown Minneapolis, Suspect In Custody

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A man is dead and a suspect is in custody after an overnight shooting in downtown Minneapolis.

According to Minneapolis police, the shooting occurred near Sixth Street North and Hennepin Avenue shortly before 3 a.m. on Saturday

Investigators say that the victim and another person got into a dispute which ended in gunfire.

The victim, believed to be in his 20s, was struck by a bullet and did not have a pulse when officers arrived at the scene. They administered CPR, and paramedics transported him to Hennepin County Medical Center, where he later died.

Police arrested a suspect and a firearm was recovered at the scene.

Credit: CBS

The fatal shooting is the city’s 48th homicide in 2021.

The medical examiner will identify the suspect and cause of death in the coming days.

Source: CBS Minnesota

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