1 dead in apparent Minneapolis drive-by shooting

Minneapolis police are investigating an apparent drive-by shooting near the corner of 38th and Fremont Avenue North.

Just before 6:30 p.m., police responded to the 3900 block of Fremont Avenue North on a report of a possible drive-by shooting and found a man inside a residence with gunshot wounds. He was transported to North Memorial Medical Center where he died a short time later.

The suspect vehicle, described as a light colored minivan, fled northbound on Fremont and was gone before officers arrived. It is not believed to be a random incident and police have not made any arrests.

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office has not yet released the victim's identity.

Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or send an anonymous tip to CRIMES (274637) and begin message with: TIP674 or call the MPD tip line at 612-692-TIPS (8477). The case number is 15-220673.


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