2 killed in shooting near high school in south Minneapolis

The victims are a man and a woman who appear to be adults, police said.
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Two people were killed in a shooting near Roosevelt High School in south Minneapolis Sunday night. 

Minneapolis police officers at 10:42 p.m. Sunday responded to a report of a shooting near the 4000 block of 28th Avenue South, where they found a vehicle parked on the sidewalk on the east side of the street, the department said in a news release.

Two people – a man and a woman – were found dead from gunshot wounds inside the vehicle, police said, noting they appeared to be adults.

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner will release the identities of the victims in the coming days.

Their deaths are the fifth and sixth homicides in Minneapolis this year, according to the city's crime dashboard

Police said medical personnel evaluated a third person in the vehicle and police interviewed them. It's unclear if the person was injured in the incident.

Crime lab personnel documented the scene and collected evidence, while the department's homicide unit has started an investigation. 

No other details about Sunday's fatal shooting were released, but if anyone has information about the shooting they're asked to call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit a tip online at www.CrimeStoppersMN.org. All tips are anonymous and could lead to a financial reward. 

Note: The 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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