Two dead, eight injured after argument in Minneapolis

Henrietta Strickland
May 25, 2021

Police said there is now "no aggressive threat" after the shooting at 300 blocks of 1st Ave N in downtown Minneapolis.

A deadly shooting in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on Saturday, resulted in eight people wounded and two deaths, according to police.

Police said all 10 shooting victims are adults, five males and five females, and that there is no active threat.

Police spokesperson John Elder said the gunfire stemmed from two men in a crowd who got into an argument, pulled out guns and started shooting, KMSP-TV reported.

According to an early investigation, the shooting took place after "the two stood in a crowded area and verbally confronted each other".

Police officers found some people lying on the ground, probably with obvious gunshot wounds. "It's as simple as that; there needs to be other ways to solve differences".

Seven police murder detectives are working on the case. According to police, seven have "non-life-threatening injuries", while one man is in critical condition.

No arrest has been made in her shooting.

It was not the only shooting in the city on Friday night into Saturday morning: five people were shot in separate incidents. Police then rushed to the area and "encountered a very chaotic scene", the news release said. A man is heard in the video checking on some of the onlookers, asking them if they are OK. "Right here in the front door, literally", The first man responded.

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