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17-year-old shot dead as gun violence continues in Minneapolis

The teen was dropped off in a residential area after he'd been shot, police said.
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The rash of gun violence in Minneapolis continued Sunday night as a 17-year-old boy was shot dead less than 24 hours after gunmen killed one and injured 11 others in an Uptown shooting.

The 17-year-old shot Sunday was riding in a car when someone shot at the vehicle, according to a release from Minneapolis Police Department. Other people in the car then dropped the teen in the area of 30th Ave. N. and Knox Ave. in north Minneapolis, where he was reported to police at 8:09 p.m. 

Officers arrived at the scene and found the boy without a pulse and not breathing. They began CPR before the teen was transported to North Memorial Medical Center, where he died a short time later. 

The car the.victim was riding has not been identified, no arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing. 

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As of Sunday morning, according to the Star Tribune, more than 90 people had been shot in Minneapolis since May 26 – the day after George Floyd died while in police custody. 

The rash of gun violence includes the Uptown mass shooting, gunfire that left 7 shot outside a bar on West Broadway Ave. in north Minneapolis on June 14, followed by another burst of gun violence through numerous shootings that injured 8 more throughout the city

Anyone with information is encouraged to call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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