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Man identified in Snelling Ave. shooting

At about 11 p.m. Friday, officers responded to a reported shooting near Snelling Avenue and police say officers found a man wounded in an alley nearby.
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MINNEAPOLIS — The Hennepin County Medical Examiner has identified the 19-year-old man who was shot to death near the 4100 block of Snelling Avenue Friday night as Sunrise Badbear Wade of Green Bay Wisconsin.

According to a press release from the Minneapolis Police Department, officers responded to a reported shooting near the 4100 block of Snelling Avenue at about 11 p.m. Friday.

Officers soon found Wade in an alley with life-threatening gunshot wounds and began life-saving measures until Fire and EMS crews arrived, police say. Wade later died at Hennepin Healthcare. 

An investigation is underway, and police urge anyone with information pertaining to the incident to call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online here.

Minneapolis police say this is the 52nd death that the department has investigated as a homicide this year.

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