Minneapolis shooting: Woman found on Longfellow Ave is 93rd homicide of 2021

Minneapolis police are investigating the city’s 93rd homicide of 2021 after a 41-year-old woman injured in a shooting was found Monday morning on Longfellow Avenue. She later died at the hospital.

According to the Minneapolis Police Department, officers responded to 911 calls reporting a person down on the street on the 2700 block of Longfellow Avenue at 6:58 a.m. Monday morning. They found a woman with gunshot wounds who was in medical distress.

Lifesaving efforts were started at the scene. The woman was then taken to the hospital by ambulance, where she died from a gunshot wound to the back, according to the medical examiner.

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office later identified the 41-year-old deceased woman as Tamara Vandermoon from Mankato, Minnesota. 

Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).  Tips may be submitted electronically at www.CrimeStoppersMN.org. All Tips are anonymous and persons providing information leading to an arrest and conviction may be eligible for a financial reward.