MINNEAPOLIS (KMSP) - A 17-year-old boy is in critical condition after an apparent argument led to the shooting of four people on Emerson Avenue in north Minneapolis. Officers were called to the 3600 block of Emerson Avenue North at approximately 1:22 a.m. in response to 911 calls reporting gunshots. As officers were responding, the call was updated to a shooting.
When officers arrived, they found two people in the front yard, both suffering from gunshot wounds. Officers provided medical care to the victims until paramedics arrived. The victims found in the yard -- a 33-year-old man and a 17-year-old boy -- were transported to North Memorial Medical Center by ambulance. The teen is in critical condition and the 33-year-old man is being treated for non-life-threatening wounds.
A third victim, identified as a 36-year-old man, was found in the alley near the report of the first 911 call. He was taken to North Memorial by paramedics and is currently in stable condition.
While officers were securing the shooting scene, they learned a fourth victim related to this shooting had been dropped off at Hennepin County Medical Center. The 20-year-old man had a gunshot wound to his shoulder and is expected to survive.
Officers recovered a handgun at the scene, but have made no arrests and have no suspect information to release at this time.