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BCA identifies officers involved in shooting death of Thurman Blevins

Meanwhile, Minneapolis City Council is asking for the release of body camera footage.

The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has released the names of the police officers who discharged their weapons in Sunday's deadly police shooting in north Minneapolis

The two named by the BCA are Officer Ryan Kelly and Officer Justin Schmidt. Kelly has been with the Minneapolis Police Department since 2013, and Schmidt since 2014. 

Both are on standard administrative leave. 

"The BCA continues to analyze and gather evidence and conduct interviews to determine the facts of the incident," the news release from the BCA said. 

Related: Council calls for release of body camera footage in Blevins shooting

Sunday's police shooting happened in an alley behind 4746 Bryant Ave. N. and left 31-year-old Thurman Blevins of Minneapolis dead at the scene. 

Minneapolis police say they had been called to a report of a man firing a handgun, and they came across Blevins a few blocks away from where the report was made.

A chase ensued, ending in the alleyway where nearby residents heard several shots fired.

The BCA will continue investigating the case before reporting all findings to the Hennepin County Attorney's Office. 

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