Adult Male Dies after Shooting, 6 Others Shot

Minneapolis Police Department

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Adult Male Dies after Shooting, 6 Others Shot

August 12, 2023 (Minneapolis) At approximately 10:15 PM on August 11, 2023, MPD officers from the 3rd Precinct responded to the report of a shooting in the 2200 block of 16th AV S. Arriving officers found multiple people with gunshot wounds. Officers also later learned that additional people had self-transported to area hospitals with gunshot wounds. Despite attempts at lifesaving measures, one adult male in his 30's who was found at the location, died at the scene. Five others – an adult male with a potentially life-threatening gunshot wound, three adult males with nonlife-threatening gunshot wounds, and an adult female with a nonlife-threatening gunshot wound – were taken to HCMC. Two of these adult males were self-transported. One adult male with a nonlife-threatening gunshot wound h self-transported to Abbott Northwest.

Preliminary information, which is subject to change as the investigation continues, indicates that several adults were in a backyard near this location when two suspects walked up the alley and began shooting. The 2 suspects then fled. 

MPD is investigating.

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner will identify the deceased adult male and determine the cause of his death. 

The GO number for this incident is 23-214109.

Download 8-11-2023 MR 23-214109 Adult Male Dies after Shooting, 6 Others Shot


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