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12-year-old dies after shooting in north Minneapolis

Police say early investigations show it was a "neighborhood dispute that turned violent."

MINNEAPOLIS — A 12-year-old boy has died following a shooting Wednesday afternoon in north Minneapolis.

According to Minneapolis Police, officers were called to 8th Avenue and Aldrich Avenue at around 3:40 p.m. on a report of a shooting. Police say early investigations show it was a "neighborhood dispute that turned violent." The victim was transported to a local hospital and later died. Family identified the victim as London Michael Bean.

Police say the suspect fled the scene.

Witnesses tell KARE 11 they saw two children fighting when another person ran up with a gun and started shooting.

Witness Danny Braylock showed KARE 11's Lou Raguse bullet holes in a vehicle at the scene, saying his granddaughter was nearly hit inside the car.

A GoFundMe has been set up to help London's family pay for his funeral costs.

This is the latest incident after a summer where multiple children have been shot throughout the city, prompting officials to make numerous calls to the community for information.

Three children were shot in the span of a few weeks earlier this summer, two that were fatal. Six-year-old Aniya Allen, a 6-year-old who was shot and killed by stray gunfire while eating in the backseat of her mother's car. Nine-year-old Trinity Ottoson-Smith died this summer after being shot while playing on a trampoline. The third victim, 10-year-old Ladavionne Garrett Jr., remains hospitalized after being shot in the head.

This is a developing story. Updates will be provided as more information becomes available.

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