Man dies in shooting near U of M Minneapolis campus

- One man has died after a shooting early Sunday morning near the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.

The mother of the victim told Fox 9 that her son, DeSean Daggs, 23, was killed in Dinkytown early Sunday morning. 

Officers from the university and Minneapolis police responded to the shooting at 2:15 a.m. on the 500 block of 12th Avenue SE.

When they arrived, they found a man dead with in the front yard, having suffered an apparent gunshot wound. Authorities also discovered another man had shown up at Hennepin County Medical Center with a non-life threatening gunshot wound stemming from this same incident.  

Investigators interviewed people at the scene and are following up on leads generated. No one is in custody at this time.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). All Tips are anonymous and persons providing information leading to an arrest may be eligible for a financial reward.  Person with information may also text their tip into 847411 (TIP411). Enter MPD, a space, and then the information. These text messages are assigned a tip number and the police department has no way of identifying the source of the information. All texts are anonymous.

People may also call the MPD TIP Line at 612-692-TIPS (8477). 
 

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