2 women, 1 man shot after fight near downtown Minneapolis pizza joint

There was a heavy police presence in Minneapolis overnight.
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A man and two women were injured in a shooting in downtown Minneapolis overnight.

Officers responded to the sound of gunshots at North 4th Street and 2nd Avenue North, around the corner from Pizza Luce, at 1:30 a.m. Friday.

They found three victims with non-life threatening gunshot wounds, who were given assistance until they were taken by ambulance to Hennepin County Medical Center.

Police spokeswoman Darcy Horn told BMTN the shooting was the result of a fight.

And two men suspected of being involved in the shooting were caught a short time later, when they were spotted by officers running from the area.

They have been taken into custody.

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Meanwhile in St. Paul, a 51-year-old man was critically injured in a shooting in the North End at 9:45 p.m.

The shooting happened at Rice Street and Front Avenue, with the victim shot in the chest, abdomen and thigh, the Pioneer Press reports.

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