Juvenile shot in the abdomen while on Minneapolis bus

A young man was hit in the abdomen.

A young man was shot in the abdomen while on a Metro Transit bus.

The juvenile was struck by gunfire Wednesday night at about 8:50 p.m., near the intersection of 34th and Penn avenues, a Minneapolis police spokesperson told GoMN. That's on the same block as an elementary school, the Lucy Craft Laney Community School.

Police haven't given any details about what may have led up to the shooting. But the victim – described as a juvenile, but with no specific age released – was shot in the abdomen.

He was in critical condition Wednesday evening and had been taken in for surgery.

No arrests have been made as of Thursday morning.

This was one of four shootings

It was a violent afternoon and evening across Minneapolis, though with no deaths reported.

A man was shot in the leg at a busy intersection in the city's downtown around 5 p.m., FOX 9 reports. An altercation led up to that one.

Another person was struck in the leg in a separate incident less than an hour earlier. The woman was shot near 32nd Street and Minnehaha Avenue in south Minneapolis, according to WCCO.

And in a third incident, shortly after the shooting on the bus, someone called police to say he'd been shot in the hand, the Star Tribune reports.

In late August, MPD increased police presence in the downtown area after a bystander was shot in the hip.

"Violence in any form will not be tolerated in our city. We are working hard to make sure that downtown and all of Minneapolis is safe and vibrant," Police Chief Medaria Arradondo said at the time. 

Through Sept. 25 of this year (the latest figures available), the Minneapolis Police Department has recorded 207 people with gunshot wounds – down from 260 shooting victims at the same point in 2016, but slightly above the 199 reported in 2015.

The department also recovered 722 guns from Jan. 1 through Sept. 25.

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