Man found dead on railroad bridge in NE Minneapolis identified as father-of-2

He died of multiple gunshot wounds, the medical examiner announced.
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Chad Wojahn

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office has identified the man found dead on a railroad bridge in Northeast Minneapolis August 13. 

Chad Wojahn, 47, of Fridley, was found dead the morning of Aug. 13 on a railroad bridge north of 16th Avenue NE. The bridge crosses over the Mississippi River. 

The medical examiner says Wojahn died of multiple gunshot wounds, although it's still not clear if he was shot on the bridge or elsewhere. 

Minneapolis Police have not announced any suspects or arrests in connection to the killing, and anyone with information is asked to CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS). 

Wojahn's obituary says he leaves behind two children, both boys. 

"Chad was a creative mind who enjoyed welding, drawing, and working on cars," the obituary says. "He loved anything with wheels and could often be found in his shop welding different pieces of artwork that he created. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends."

He will be laid to rest Thursday with a visitation at Miller Funeral Home in Fridley from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday. 

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