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11-year-old boy shot after 'aggressive driver' tailgated father, opened fire

The boy's injury is fortunately not life-threatening.
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Police say an 11-year-old boy was shot in Minneapolis on Monday evening by an "aggressive driver."

The incident on the 4900 block of Humboldt Avenue North happened just before 6 p.m., with officers sent to the scene because of ShotSpotter activation.

A father told police he was driving with his wife and three children, but he was "being followed by an aggressive driver who was tailgating for an unknown reason."

At an intersection, the driver then pulled alongside the vehicle and opened fire, with the driver's 11-year-old son struck by one of the bullets.

They drove him to North Memorial Medical Center, where he received treatment for injuries that are not life-threatening.

Nobody else was injured in the incident. Police are now investigating.

Note: Details provided in this story are based on the police's latest version of events, and may be subject to change.

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