Man shot dead near bar on St. Paul's University Avenue

The man died at the scene.
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Both Minneapolis and St. Paul registered their first homicides of 2020 in the early hours of New Year's Day.

Police in St. Paul are investigating a fatal shooting in St. Paul's Frogtown neighborhood, with officers called to a bar on the 900 block of University Avenue after reports of shots fired around 2 a.m.

When they arrived, they found a man gravely injured in the driver's seat of a vehicle, having suffered a gunshot wound.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

At this stage, no arrests have been made and no information about a suspect was made available.

It's St. Paul's first homicide of 2020, with 2019 having been the deadliest year in the city for a decade, with 30 homicides.

Minneapolis also registered its first homicide of 2020, with a man dying from a stab wound in the north of the city.

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