Police: 4-month-old dies after assault, man arrested


Minneapolis police say a 4-month-old is dead following an assault.

Officers responded to a call around 5 p.m. Saturday at 1907 Franklin Avenue Southeast, according to a news release.


Police say they found the Hennepin County Paramedics treating a child who'd been assaulted.

The young victim was then taken to Hennepin County Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.

A man – believed to be the child's father – has been arrested. And police say they are not looking for any other suspects.


Names and details will be released later.

Anyone with information is asked to text their tip to 847411. Enter MPD, a space, then the information. People can also call 612-692-8477.

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