1 dead following shooting near Lyn-Lake neighborhood in Minneapolis

The shooting happened just before 11 p.m. Thursday.
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The victim of a late-night shooting in Minneapolis has died after being taken to the hospital. 

Officers responded to a report of a shooting at 10:55 p.m. Thursday in the 2900 block of Grand Ave. S., and upon arrival they located a man suffering from injuries. He was transported to Hennepin County Medical Center by ambulance and died Friday morning, police said in a news release. 

Minneapolis police have opened a homicide investigation into the fatal shooting. 

The scene has been processed and investigators canvassed the area for witnesses and surveillance video. 

The victim's identity and official cause of death will be released at a later date by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office. 

Tips and information can be provided anonymously through CrimeStoppers by calling 1-800-222-8477, or by text to 847411. For text, enter "MPD" followed by a space and then any information. Tips that lead to an arrest may be eligible for a financial reward. 

"These text messages are assigned a tip number and the police department has no way of identifying the source of the information. All texts are anonymous," police say. 

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