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One dead, one injured in South Minneapolis shooting

Police say no arrests have been made but they don't believe there is any threat to the public.
Credit: KARE

MINNEAPOLIS — Police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Wednesday night in South Minneapolis.

According to Minneapolis police, officers were responding to a ShotSpotter activation just before 10 p.m. in the area of 14th Avenue South and East 24th Street. As they were heading to the scene the officers were advised two people had been shot. 

When officers arrived, they located a man, believed to be in his 20s, with "grave injuries" from a gunshot wound. 

According to police, the other victim was located about a block away with non life-threatening injuries.

Both victims were taken to Hennepin County Medical Center where the most serious victim died.  

The other victim was admitted in serious condition. Neither of their names has been released at this time. 

According to a press release, preliminary investigation shows there was an altercation between two parties and gun shots were fired. The suspect fled prior to police arrival.  

Investigators are still piecing together what role each of the victims played in this incident, police say. 

Police say no arrests have been made but they don't believe there is any threat to the public. The preliminary investigation suggests the shooting happened after a dispute between a number of parties.

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