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3 injured in 3 separate shootings in Minneapolis

The shootings happened in a five-hour period Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.
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Three separate shootings in Minneapolis over a span of five hours left three people wounded, including one with life-threatening injuries. 

Minneapolis Police Department reports that the shootings happened between 8:05 p.m. Tuesday and 1:12 a.m. Wednesday, with the final shooting leaving a man in a critical condition.

That shooting happened on the 4100 block of Chicago Avenue South. Officer arrived at the scene to find a man in his 30s who was critically wounded, who was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center.

Police had earlier responded to a shooting that saw a male in his late teens seriously injured on the 2800 block of South 16th Avenue. Police learned of the shooting after the victim arrived at HCMC. 

The first in the trio of shootings happened sometime around 8 p.m., with police being dispatched to North Memorial Medical Center where a victim in his late teens was being treated for a gunshot wound. 

MPD was informed by the victim that he was shot in the area of North 37th Ave. and North Thomas Ave., though officers couldn't locate a specific scene where the alleged incident happened. 

The victim was ultimately arrested due to an outstanding felony warrant in relation to a drive-by shooting.  

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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