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Fatal Shooting in Minneapolis Leaves One Dead, Another Injured; Police Investigate Exchange of Gunfire in Parking Lot

Fatal Shooting in Minneapolis Leaves One Dead, Another Injured; Police Investigate Exchange of Gunfire in Parking Lot

A tragic shooting incident occurred in the early hours of May 5, 2024, in Minneapolis, resulting in the death of one man and injuring another. The Minneapolis Police Department is currently investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting, which took place in a parking lot behind 901 Cedar Avenue South.

According to reports, officers from the Third Precinct responded to a call of a shooting with two people injured at approximately 12:40 a.m. Upon arrival, they found a man in his 40s with potentially life-threatening gunshot wounds in the parking lot. Officers provided immediate medical care, and the injured man was transported to Hennepin Healthcare (HCMC), where he later succumbed to his injuries.

A second man with apparent non-life-threatening injuries arrived at HCMC in a passenger vehicle. Preliminary information indicates that shots were fired across 9th Street at a group of people gathered in the parking lot behind 901 Cedar Avenue South. Investigators believe an exchange of gunfire then occurred.

Forensic scientists from the Minneapolis Police Forensic Division responded to process the scene and collect evidence. Homicide detectives are working to determine the sequence of events that led up to the shooting. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner will release the name of the man who died, along with the cause and manner of his death.

There have been no arrests in connection with the shooting, and the investigation is ongoing. The Minneapolis Police Department is urging anyone with information to come forward and call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Tips may also be submitted electronically at (link unavailable) All tips are anonymous, and persons providing information leading to an arrest and conviction may be eligible for a financial reward.

The community is in mourning as the news of the fatal shooting spreads. The incident serves as a stark reminder of the devastating consequences of gun violence and the need for collective efforts to prevent such tragedies from occurring. As the investigation continues, the Minneapolis Police Department is working tirelessly to bring justice to the victims and their families.

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