2 shot overnight near Target Field light-rail station

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Two people were shot around 3 a.m. Saturday near the Target Field light-rail station, FOX 9 reports.

WCCO says one was shot in the stomach. Both were taken to Hennepin County Medical Center, one of them in critical condition. Both are expected to survive, the station says.

According to KSTP, police believe the shootings were not random. No arrests have been made.

The Pioneer Press reports police say the two men work for a company that does cleaning for Target Field and its facilities.

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