Man dies after shooting in downtown Minneapolis Friday morning


A man has died after being shot near a parking ramp in downtown Minneapolis in the early hours of Friday morning.

Minneapolis police are looking for a suspect who fled the scene after several shots were heard in the area of N. 10th St. and Currie Avenue – to the rear of Ramp A, at 6.30 a.m.

A police officer working off-duty security heard the gunshots and found a man with multiple wounds. Police spokesman John Elder said in a news release that this man has since died.

Police have said that the shooting does not appear to be random, and officers have been interviewing witnesses in the area, reviewing surveillance footage and are following up on leads.

Anyone with information can provide it anonymously by texting 847 411 (tip 411), entering MPD and the tip, or calling the tipline at 612-692-TIPS (8477).

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