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Woman dies after being shot inside north Minneapolis residence; 1 in custody

The woman was in grave condition when police arrived at the scene.

Homicide detectives are investigating the death of a woman in north Minneapolis on Thanksgiving Day. 

According to Minneapolis Police Department, a 911 caller requested an ambulance to come to a residence on the 2600 block fo James Avenue North to help someone who had been shot. 

Officers were also sent to the location where they found a man who was stopped and arrested. Inside the home was a woman in her 30s who'd been shot and was in grave condition. Police started CPR and rendered aid at the scene, but the woman died shortly after being transported to North Memorial hospital. 

The identity of the woman, along with nature and cause of death, will be released at a later stage by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office. 

A homicide unit spoke with residents who live in the area and canvassed the scene, where a gun was recovered. The man at the scene was taken to police headquarters to be interviewed. 

Anyone with information that could help police is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Anonymous tips can also be submitted electronically on the CrimeStoppers website. Info that leads to an arrest could be eligible for a financial reward. 

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