Man is shot to death in Minneapolis for the city's 42nd homicide of the year
August 5, 2020
A man was fatally shot in Minneapolis Tuesday night, bringing the city’s death toll to 42.
The shooting comes amid a violent trend in the city since the police killing of George Floyd on Memorial Day, with homicides doubling the pace of a year ago.
Police said they responded to a report of shots fired and a man down about 5:15 p.m. in the area of 19th Street and S. Elliot Avenue.