Police: Multiple People Injured In Separate Shootings Across Minneapolis Overnight

3 April 2022

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Police in Minneapolis responded to at least four shootings during the overnight hours, and six people were injured in total.

According to the Minneapolis Police Department, multiple ShotSpotter activations drew officers to the 700 block of West Broadway Avenue around 9:30 p.m. Saturday. Officers found a man with multiple gunshot wounds. He was hospitalized and is expected to survive. Police said it appears a suspect vehicle left the area right after shots were fired.

About half an hour later, officers responded to multiple reports of gunfire on the 2400 block of Elliot Avenue. They found a man with life-threatening gunshot wounds in a backyard. He was taken to the hospital. Police said the man ran to the backyard after being shot.

Around 1:45 a.m. Sunday, officers reported a fight outside a business on the 500 block of Hennepin Avenue. A man was shot during the fight, and police said he was hospitalized and is expected to survive. A suspect was arrested and two guns were recovered from the scene.

The scene of a shooting on the 500 block of Hennepin Avenue. (credit: CBS)

At about 2:20 a.m., officers near Third Street North and First Avenue North heard gunshots. They found a woman with a gunshot wound that was not life-threatening. She was taken to the hospital. Another woman was arrested, and a gun was recovered, police said. Two men with gunshot wounds showed up at a hospital in private vehicles around the same time, according to police, though it’s unclear if their injuries stemmed from the same incident.

The shooting scene at Third Street North and First Avenue North. (credit: CBS)

All of the shootings are under investigation.

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