41st homicide of 2020 in Minneapolis under investigation

The shooting was reported just before 5:30 p.m. Saturday.
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The homicide total in Minneapolis this year is now at 41 after a shooting left one person dead Saturday evening. 

At 5:24 p.m., a 911 caller reported gunfire on the 1500 block of East 19th Street in south Minneapolis. Officers found a gunshot victim on the ground and immediately began lifesaving efforts until paramedics arrived. 

The victim, a man who has not been identified, was transported by ambulance to Hennepin Healthcare in grave condition. He died a short time after arriving at the hospital, police said. 

The case remains under investigation. Anyone with information that could help lead to an arrest is urged to call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477, or file an anonymous tip online at CrimeStoppersMN.org

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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