MPD asking for tips after man found shot in Kingfield last night

The Minneapolis Police Department wants to hear from anyone with information about a shooting that occurred around 9 p.m. on the 4500 block of 1st Avenue South in the normally quiet neighborhood of Kingfield last night.

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According to MPD spokesman John Elder, police responding to the scene found an injured man in a vehicle. He had apparently been shot on the street.

The victim was transported to HCMC for treatment.

"This is not believed to be random," Elder told us. "Through investigatory leads we have found that we believe this is not a public safety concern."

Nonetheless, the MPD is on the hunt for the shooter. Elder said they don't have a description of the suspect at this time, but anybody with information is asked to the MPD tip line at 612-692-847.

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