1 dead in shooting on Minneapolis' south side

It happened 3 blocks north of Lake Street and 3 blocks west of Cedar Ave.
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A homicide investigation is in progress after a shooting left one person dead in Minneapolis Thursday morning. 

Minneapolis police announced that the shooting was reported just before 4:30 a.m. on the 2700 block of 16th Ave. S., which is three blocks west of Cedar Ave. and three blocks north of Lake Street. 

A 911 caller reported a disturbance in the area, with additional 911 callers saying shots were fired along with people saying one person was down. 

Minneapolis and police and fire responded to the scene and provided first aid to the man, with paramedics arriving and transporting him to Hennepin County Medical Center. The man was listed in critical condition but later died, according to an update from police. 

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

Homicide detectives have been processing the scene and officers interviewed potential witnesses. 

Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or submit tips anonymously through the CrimeStoppersMN website. Tips that lead to an arrest may be eligible for a financial reward. 

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