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2 victims shot in the head in Minneapolis ID'd by medical examiner

They were found dead in a vehicle on a sidewalk near Roosevelt High School.
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Two people found dead in a vehicle outside Roosevelt High School in Minneapolis last week were shot in the head, according to a report from the Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office. 

The victims, Presley L.C. Taylor Jr., 51, and Nicole S. Columbus, 34, both of Minneapolis, were identified by the medical examiner's office on Tuesday. 

They were found in a vehicle parked on the sidewalk on the east side of the 4000 block of S. 28th Ave. Police had responded to the scene at 10:42 p.m. Valentine's Day on a report of a shooting. 

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.

No other details about the double homicide have been released. Anyone with information about the incident is urged to call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit a tip online at www.CrimeStoppersMN.org

Their deaths mark the fifth and sixth homicides in Minneapolis in 2021, according to the city's crime dashboard.

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