Minneapolis police are investigating the 53rd homicide of the year after a report of shots fired early Thursday morning.
The ShotSpotter activation happened around 3:51 a.m. on the 3500 block of S. Chicago Ave. in south Minneapolis. Officers didn't find any victims in the area, though a gunshot victim was transported by a private vehicle to the emergency room at Hennepin Healthcare.
The victim, a man in his late 20s, suffered multiple gunshot wounds and died at the hospital. Police believe the man was shot in the area where officers searched after the shooting was reported.
The identity of the victim has not been released and an investigation is ongoing.