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Minneapolis Police Department
Tuesday August 3rd, 2010 :: 08:22 p.m. CDT

Male deceased after apparent shooting

August 3, 2010 (MINNEAPOLIS) Just after 6:45 tonight patrol officers in the Fourth Precinct responded to a shooting call in the 2600 block of Penn Avenue North. When the officers arrived they found the body of an adult male in a vacant lot with an apparent gunshot wound.

Patrol officers detained an unknown number of individuals in the area for questioning. Minneapolis Police Homicide investigators are at the scene and at this point the circumstances leading up to this incident are unknown. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the TIPS Line at 612-692-TIPS (8477).

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office will conduct their investigation into this case and release the identity of the deceased and the cause of death.

The PIO contact for this release is Sgt. William Palmer. Inspector Mike Martin, the commander of the Fourth Precinct, is currently available at the intersection of 27th Avenue North and Penn Avenue North for media interviews. The CCN is 10-233241.

Minneapolis Police Department
350 S 5th St
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 612-673-3000

2600 Penn Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55430

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