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Victim found fatally shot in south Minneapolis identified as teenager

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A victim found fatally shot after gunshot-detecting technology alerted police was identified Thursday afternoon as a teenager.

Maurice Orlando Brown died of a gunshot wound to the chest suffered Tuesday night, the Hennepin County Medical Examiner says.

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Brown, who is 17 years old, was discovered dead outside on the 2200 block of 13th Avenue South, after Minneapolis police received a gunshot report from the Shot Spotter technology.

The Star Tribune reports he was a student at Minneapolis South High School.

Police spoke with several people at the scene, but as of Thursday afternoon nobody had been arrested. Police are investigating, but say it was not a random incident.

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