1 dead in afternoon N. Minneapolis shooting

One man is dead following a shooting in north Minneapolis Saturday afternoon. 

The victim was walking near the intersection of 39th Street and Colfax Avenue around 12 p.m. when a white passenger vehicle pulled up beside him and fired several shots, according to Minneapolis police spokesperson John Elder. 

The victim fled west from the scene and died shortly later in a nearby alley. The vehicle fled southbound on Colfax Avenue. 

No suspects are in custody at this time. 

Police are asking anyone with information to call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or send an anonymous tip to CRIMES (274637) and start the message by texting "TIP674."