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Dispute leads to deadly shooting in south Minneapolis

Minneapolis police responded to reports of a shooting early Thursday morning.

A Thursday morning shooting in Minneapolis has left one person dead.

According to the Minneapolis Police Department, reports of a shooting in a parking lot on the 2200 block of Lyndale Avenue South in Uptown came in just before 3 a.m.

When officers arrived, they found one man suffering from a gunshot wound outside of a business. Officers provided medical care before the victim was eventually transported to the Hennepin County Medical Center.

Minneapolis police later learned the victim had died. 

A homicide detective and the Minneapolis Crime Lab reported to the scene as part of the investigation. A preliminary investigation indicates two people engaged in a dispute and shots were fired. Evidence also indicates the two people knew each other, according to MPD. 

This marks the city’s 72nd homicide in 2020.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Tips may be also submitted electronically at www.CrimeStoppersMN.org.

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