One dead after 'altercation' near U of M

- One man is dead and another is in custody after a fight near the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus Sunday night. 

Minneapolis police say two men had an encounter at Sally's Saloon before leaving and meeting again near SE University Avenue and Oak Street. 

There, police say they had an physical altercation. 

When police arrived on scene they found both men. One was taken into custody and the other was transported to Hennepin County Medical Center with critical injuries, where he later died. He has been identified as 27-year-old Derrick Lawrence Geshick, Jr. of Roseville, Minn.

The man who was taken into custody was the one who called 911. He spoke with dispatchers and stayed on the scene until police arrived. He was booked into the Hennepin County Adult Detention Center and was released pending additional investigation, but police say he is continuing to cooperate with the detectives.

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