Shooting at La Que Buena restaurant on East Lake leaves one dead, three injured

The scene outside La Que Buena this morning.
The scene outside La Que Buena this morning.

One person is dead and three are injured following an early morning shooting at the La Que Buena restaurant on East Lake Street in Minneapolis.

Police say they believe a lone shooter opened fire into the restaurant from outside the building, then fled the scene. No arrests have been made as this is published.

Here's a statement from the MPD detailing what they know about the incident:

At 1:34 a.m. multiple 911 calls were made stating that multiple shots were fired at the La Que Buena restaurant located in the 1600 block of East Lake Street. When Officers arrived, they located three victims that had been shot. One adult male was pronounced dead at the scene and two other adult males were transported to HCMC. A short time later, a fourth victim, an adult male, arrived at HCMC on his own. These three victims appear to have non-life threatening injuries.

Preliminary information indicates that a group of people were gathered inside the restaurant when the suspect approached the building from the outside and then shot into the restaurant. The suspect then fled the scene.

Homicide investigators are at the scene and no arrests have been made at this time. The Medical Examiner will release the names of the deceased and the nature and cause of death. The CCN is 13-392579.

Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to text their tip to 847 411, enter MPD and the tip (all texts are anonymous) or call the tipline at 612-692-TIPS (8477).

-- Follow Aaron Rupar on Twitter at @atrupar. Got a tip? Drop him a line at [email protected]

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