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The Latest: Police say Minneapolis homicides likely domestic

September 30, 2016 - 2:31 PM

MINNEAPOLIS - The Latest on a Minneapolis shooting incident that left three people dead (all times local):

4:15 p.m.

Police say a shooting in a Minneapolis apartment that left two teenagers and a man dead and left a woman hospitalized was likely was a domestic incident.

The shootings happened around 7 a.m. in an apartment building near Lake Nokomis in south Minneapolis. Police arrived to find a man, a teenage boy and a teenage girl dead. A seriously wounded woman was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center. Her condition has not been released.

The Hennepin County medical examiner's office will release the names of the dead, along with the cause and nature of their deaths.

Police have not disclosed the relationships among the victims, nor have they said who shot whom.

The Star Tribune reports the neighbourhood rarely sees violent crime and the last homicide there happened in 2012.


10:40 a.m.

Police say one man and two teenagers are dead and a woman is injured after a shooting in a south Minneapolis apartment.

The shooting happened at about 7 a.m. in the 5400 block of S. 34th Avenue, which is near Lake Nokomis. Police say they arrived to find a man, a teenage boy and a teenage girl shot and killed.

A woman was found wounded and taken to Hennepin County Medical Center. Her condition wasn't available.

The relationships of the victims weren't immediately released. Authorities say they aren't searching for suspects and there is no public threat.

The Star Tribune reported that the area rarely sees violent crime, and police department records show the neighbourhood's last homicide happened in 2012.

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