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One dead after north Minneapolis shooting

The victim, an adult male, was located in the area of North 21st Avenue and North 4th Street and transported to a local hospital where he later died.

MINNEAPOLIS — Police are investigating a fatal shooting Thursday afternoon in north Minneapolis.

According to Minneapolis police, officers responded to reports of a shooting just before 3 p.m. The victim, an adult male, was located in the area of North 21st Avenue and North 4th Street and transported to a local hospital where he later died.

On Sunday, the Hennepin County Medical Examiner's office identified the victim as 34-year-old Larry Borteh of Brooklyn Center. Authorities say he died from a gunshot wound to the chest.

Police say no arrests have been made but a man was detained for questioning.

This is the 28th homicide in Minneapolis in 2020, according to a news release.

Police ask if anybody has information to call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).  

You can also provide information at www.CrimeStoppersMN.org

Police say this information is anonymous and anyone giving tips that lead to an arrest may be eligible for a financial reward.

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