ROBBINSDALE, Minn. - Police in Robbinsdale are investigating the death of a man as a homicide, something that is a rare occurrence in their city.

Squads were dispatched to the area of 42nd and Welcome Avenues North at the stroke of midnight on a report of shots fired. When they arrived officers discovered the body of a man dead of a gunshot wound. Law enforcement from a number of neighboring communities arrived and helped set up a perimeter, but at this point there is no word of an arrest in this fatal shooting.

Robbinsdale Police are asking anyone who knows anything about the Monday morning homicide or who may be responsible to call them at 763-531-1220.