Man shot with baby in car at 27th and Lyndale in Minneapolis

- Minneapolis police have confirmed a man was shot inside of a car Thursday afternoon near the intersection of 27th Avenue N. and Lyndale Avenue N. The shooting was reported just before 2 p.m. Thursday.

Police said 4 people were inside the car at the time of the shooting, including a baby. The shooting victim was taken to North Memorial Medical Center, where he is in critical condition. No other passengers were injured.

This is the second shooting in the neighborhood in the past 24 hours. At 6:20 p.m. Wednesday, a fight at 30th Avenue N. and Emerson Avenue N. led to a deadly shooting.

Chief Janeé Harteau's statement on recent violence

“I continue to be concerned about the recent violence we have seen in our city. We have witnessed too many senseless and tragic deaths. The common denominator in many of the homicides this year, including the 2 most recent homicides and this evening’s shooting in Minneapolis, is that people are using guns in the heat of the moment to settle their personal disputes, making it virtually impossible for police to predict or prevent these acts. I can assure you we have teams out looking for the perpetrators of this violence. I urge anyone with information on these homicides or shootings to step forward and help us make arrests to provide justice for the families of the victims.”

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