MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – A man was shot in the driver’s seat of a car in the Loring Park neighborhood of Minneapolis early Saturday morning – the second fatal shooting to occur in the neighborhood this week
According to a Minneapolis Police Department press release, officers responded to reports of gunfire on the 1,500th block of Nicollet Avenue at 3:20 a.m. They arrived to find a vehicle in the median , with a man who died with a gunshot wound to the driver. headquarters. He was already dead by the time officers arrived, police said. at the scene, according to the press release.
Investigators later determined that another person was linked to the shooting: a man with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound who was dropped off at Hennepin County Medical Center by a private vehicle at approximately same time, according to the press release.
The Hennepin County Medical Examiner will release the identity of the victim. Police have not made any arrests in this case and are asking anyone with information to call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). or submit a tip on line.
The shooting occurred near a 24-hour restaurant and in a block believed to be the start of “Food Street,” a corridor of restaurants and bars along Nicolette Avenue toward south of downtown.
This is the second shooting in the Loring Park area this week. On Sunday, a man in his 30s was fatally shot near West 14th Street and Willow Street, a short walk from Loring Park.