Minneapolis police are investigating another homicide after a shooting happened around 9 p.m. Saturday on the 2600 block of North Upton Avenue on the city's North Side.
ShotSpotter was activated at 9:04 p.m., followed by 911 callers reporting a shooting. Officers arrived at the scene and didn't find a victim, but minutes later they learned that a man had arrived at North Memorial Medical Center – located less than a mile from the shooting – with a gunshot wound.
The victim died at the hospital a short time after arriving. His identity has not been released.
Police were able to find a location where a shooting took place on the 2600 block of Upton Avenue and the Crime Lab processed the scene.
Homicide detectives are now working the case, though police do not yet know what led to the shooting. Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477. All tips are anonymous and may lead to a financial reward.
The shooting marks at least the 34th homicide in Minneapolis this year, according to city crime data.