Police release preliminary report on Epic shooting death
According to the Minneapolis Police Department, an "adult male" died following a shooting that took place just before 1 a.m. this morning inside the Epic nightclub in downtown Minneapolis' warehouse district.
No arrests have been made in connection with the shooting, which police say resulted from "a verbal altercation."
From an MPD press release:
At 12:56 a.m. Minneapolis police officers responded to a 911 call of a shooting at Epic, 110 5th Street North. Upon arrival, officers found an adult male on the sidewalk. Preliminary information indicates that the victim and the suspect had a verbal altercation inside of Epic. During this altercation, the suspect shot the victim and then fled on foot. The victim was taken outside and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Homicide investigators are on the scene and talking to witnesses. No arrests have been made at this time. The Medical Examiner will release the name of the victim and the nature and cause of death. Anyone with any information about this case is asked to text information to 847 411 (Tip 411), enter MPD and the tip or call the tipline at 612-692-TIPS (8477). The CCN is 13-365828.
For more on this story, see our post about the incident in Gimme Noise: "Man dies after gunfire during Yo Gotti concert at Epic."
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