1 dead in shooting near Lake Street and Pillsbury Ave. S. in Minneapolis

A man was fatally shot early Sunday morning near Pillsbury Avenue South, and Minneapolis police do not believe it was a random incident.

Before 2:00 a.m., officers from the Minneapolis Police Department's 5th Precinct responded to the area of Pillsbury Avenue South north of Lake Street West on a report of shots fired. Officers found the adult man's body and interviewed several people in the area. The incident remains under investigation and no arrests have been made at this time.

The Hennepin County medical examiner's office will release the identity of the victim and official cause of death.

Anyone with any information about this case is asked to send a text to 847 411 (tip 411), enter MPD and the tip or call the tipline at 612-692-TIPS (8477). All texts are anonymous. The CCN is 15-167974.

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