Gunshot victim found dead inside crashed car in downtown Minneapolis
The shooting and crash happened during an especially violent weekend in Minneapolis
May 24, 2021
Police responding to a car crash in downtown Minneapolis early Sunday morning said they found a dead man with gunshot wounds inside the vehicle.
Officers were called to the intersection of 6th Street and 4th Avenue shortly after 2:30 a.m. Sunday for a report of a car crash involving a vehicle that had rolled over.
John Elder, a spokesman for Minneapolis police, said officers found three people in one of the vehicles "with an adult male trapped in the backseat area." Firefighters extricated the man, placed him in an ambulance and "located gunshot wounds on his body." He was dead, the police department said.