Victim ID'd in Minneapolis homicide

MINNEAPOLIS - Police have identified the victim of a homicide in the Phillips neighborhood of Minneapolis over the weekend.

Officers responded to a Shotspotter activation in the area of Franklin Avenue East and 11th Avenue South just before 8:30 p.m. Sunday.

Police say officers found a man in a parked car who had been shot. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The man was identified Wednesday as Ahmed Nasir Jirde, 21, of Minneapolis.

The Minneapolis Police Department's Homicide Unit and Crime Lab are investigating the death. No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information is asked to call Minneapolis police at 612-692-TIPS (8477) or text their tip to 847411 (TIP411) by entering MPD, a space, and then the tip.

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