Shooting kills 1, injures 3 in south Minneapolis

An incident inside a south Minneapolis apartment early Sunday morning resulted in a man being shot and died, according to police. Three more people were hurt.

Around 2:30 a.m. Sunday, Minneapolis police officers responded to reports of shooting near the 2700 block of Blaisdell Avenue South. When police arrived, they discovered four victims who had been shot — three males and one woman, according to authorities. More officers were sent in to assist with “crowd control.”

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At the scene, one of the males was pronounced dead. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office will announce his identification, as well as the cause and manner of his death, at a later date.

The other patients were taken to the hospital. The two males who were shot are expected to survive their injuries, but the woman who was wounded has life-threatening wounds, according to police.

According to preliminary findings, a verbal dispute at a gathering inside the property led to gunfire. According to police, they have received very little information on the suspects. They haven’t made any arrests yet.

This is the city’s 12th homicide of the year, according to police. Anyone with information can report it anonymously at www.CrimeStoppersMN.org or by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

Minneapolis, St. Paul declare snow emergencies after overnight snowfall

Minneapolis has declared a snow emergency until 9 p.m. Sunday to allow municipal personnel to plough and treat the roadways.

Snow ploughs will clear streets of Snow Emergency Routes, which are identified with red emergency snow route signs and blue street name signs, beginning at 9 p.m. Sunday and ending at 8 a.m. Monday. You avoid getting towed and receiving a penalty, make sure to move your cars.

Cars can park on the odd side of the street and both sides of Snow Emergency Routes from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday. The street’s even side and parkways will be ploughed.

Cars can park on the even side of the street, both sides of Snow Emergency Routes, and both sides of parkways from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday.

The roadways on the other side will be ploughed.

View Snow Emergency Routes on the Street Lookup Map. If there are no addresses to examine, the map can assist you figure out which side of a street is even or odd.
Residents are also reminded to shovel their sidewalks and the area around their garbage carts, according to the city.

More information regarding the Minneapolis Snow Emergency parking regulations can be found here.

The automated 612-348-SNOW hotline in Minneapolis also contains information on parking limitations that drivers should be aware of in order to avoid penalties and tows. Information is available in English, Spanish, Somali, and Hmong on the hotline.

If your vehicle has been towed, go to the Minneapolis Impound Lot’s new office at 50 Van White Memorial Blvd.

A snow emergency has been declared in St. Paul.
St. Paul has also declared a snow emergency.

All NIGHT PLOW ROUTES will be ploughed beginning at 9 p.m. Sunday. Parking is prohibited on Night Plow Routes, which include downtown and any streets marked “NIGHT PLOW ROUTE” or “NIGHT PLOW ROUTE THIS SIDE OF STREET.”

All DAY PLOW ROUTES will be ploughed starting at 8 a.m. Monday. On Day Plow Routes, do not park. There are no signage indicating Day Plow Routes. Consider it a Day Plow Route if there are no “Night Plow” signs posted inside the block.

Vehicles that are not relocated off designated routes by the aforesaid time will be ticketed and towed, according to the city.

Residents are advised to shovel their sidewalks, not push snow into the roadways, and not park recycle or garbage carts in the street. Snow and ice must be cleared from sidewalks within 24 hours, according to city legislation.

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