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UPDATE: Police say fatal Minneapolis shooting was not a home invasion, man arrested for murder

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UPDATE 9:45 A.M.

Police have issued an update to Thursday's fatal shooting, saying it was not a home invasion as originally thought and that the shooter and victim were known to each other.

"Additional information in this case has revealed that the homeowner and the deceased were acquittances. This was not a random incident or a home invasion. The homeowner in this altercation, was arrested this morning for PC Murder and has been booked into the Hennepin County Jail. The case will be presented to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office for consideration of possible charges. This is the 60th homicide year to date. No further information is available at this time."

Note: Details provided in this story are based on the police's latest version of events, and may be subject to change.

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An intruder was shot and killed by a Minneapolis homeowner late Thursday night, according to Minneapolis Police Department. 

MPD reports that it received a 911 call at 10:54 p.m. from a home on the 1100 block of North Irving Avenue in the city's Near North neighborhood. Officers arrived and found a shooting victim inside the home. 

Police attempted life-saving measures at the scene before the man was transported to Hennepin Healthcare, where he died a short time after arrival. 

According to MPD, "the homeowner found an intruder inside his home, an altercation ensued, and the intruder was shot during the altercation."

The homeowner has not been arrested and investigation being led by homicide detectives is ongoing. 

The victim's identity will be released at a later stage by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner. 

Note: Details provided in this story are based on the police's latest version of events, and may be subject to change.

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