Homicide victim found in Kingfield alley; suspect at large
Around 11 this morning, a homicide victim was found in the normally quiet Kingfield neighborhood in south Minneapolis.
The news was broken on Twitter by local media guru David Brauer, who lives nearby where the body was discovered:
Shaking. Homicide on our block (the far cross-street alley actually). Family, everyone we know if fine but a young black man is dead.-- David Brauer (@dbrauer) November 22, 2013
An MPD press release shares what authorities know about the apparent homicide at this point:
On Friday November 22, 2013 at 11:05 a.m., officers and EMS responded to a report of one down in the alley in the 100 block of 39 St. W. Upon arrival, officers found an adult African American male party with a head injury. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
Homicide investigators are on the scene. At this time, there is no suspect information, no one is in custody. The Medical Examiner will release the identity of the victim and the nature and cause of death.
Anyone with any information about this case is asked to send a text to 847 411 (tip 411), enter MPD and the tip or call the tipline at 612-692-TIPS (8477). All texts are anonymous. The CCN is 13-389202.
-- Follow Aaron Rupar on Twitter at @atrupar. Got a tip? Drop him a line at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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