12 people were shot last night at uptown of Minneapolis: 1 dead and No suspects
Minneapolis police are investigating the shooting last night. According to official information, one person died due to injuries and another 11 people are in the hospital with injuries of varying severity.
** SHOOT UPDATE **— Minneapolis Police (@MinneapolisPD) June 21, 2020
12 people have suffered gunshot wounds in an incident on 2900 block of Hennepin S. 1 adult male died and 11 have no -life-threatening wounds
Police said the man was taken to the intensive care unit, but the doctors could not save his life. Death was set at about 3 a.m.
According to eyewitnesses, several people walked along the street and suddenly a lot of shots fired. Witnesses and victims suggest that the weapon they fired was automatic.
The video and photos from the scene show that the windows of several stores are damaged. The victims say that as soon as the shooting started, a frightened crowd fell to the ground and crawled to shelters.
The shooting occurred a few miles from the burned police station. The riots that broke out led to the destruction of public and personal property. During the violent protests, the precinct where defendants in the George Floyd case previously served was destroyed by demonstrators.
According to police reports, there are no children among the wounded in yesterday’s shooting.