MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) - Five people were injured in two separate incidents in the Uptown neighborhood of Minneapolis Monday evening, according to the Minneapolis Police Department.
The first incident happened around 5:20 p.m. Monday. Minneapolis Police say officers responded to a report of a shooting and found a man with "at least one apparent non-life-threatening gunshot wound" inside a business on the 1400 block of West Lake Street, and was taken to the hospital.
Police say preliminary information suggests the man was shot near his vehicle in an alley on the 2900 block of Hennepin Avenue South, noting shots were fired from another vehicle that was also in the alley. The man then ran into the business, and people in the area called 911.
No one has been arrested, and the Minneapolis Police Department is investigating.
4 shot Monday night
The scene where four people were shot, including a teenage girl, near Lake Street East and 22nd Avenue South in Minneapolis Monday evening. (FOX 9)
The second incident happened around 8:20 p.m. near Lake Street East and 22nd Avenue South. According to the Minneapolis Police Department, Metro Transit police heard gunfire in the area and identified four victims:
- A man with at least one non-life-threatening gunshot wound
- A man with a potentially life-threatening gunshot wound
- A woman with an apparent non-life-threatening gunshot wound
- A juvenile girl, possibly a 17-year-old, with at least one apparent non-life-threatening gunshot wound
Police believe an altercation occurred between two groups of people, with one group leaving toward the bus stop in the area. The second group then fired shots, got into a vehicle and fled.
Those who were hurt were taken to the hospital.
No arrests have been made and the Minneapolis Police Department is investigating.