A 17-year-old girl was fatally shot in northern Minneapolis


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Police said a 17-year-old girl was shot dead on the northern side of Minneapolis.

Officers responded late after activating ShotSpotter at James Avenue North but were unable to find any victim of the shooting. Police have been informed that a 17-year-old girl was shot and taken to the emergency department of North Memorial Health Hospital in Robinsdale in a private vehicle. The police learned that the girl had just died.

Investigators searched the shooting area and the crime lab collected evidence, but police had not reported any arrests. The girl’s name was not immediately revealed.

The murder was Minneapolis’ 50th murder this year. That compares to a total of 48 homicides in Minneapolis for the whole of 2019.


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