Police investigate boy’s homicide

Published 10:32 pm Monday, July 17, 2017

FRIDLEY — Police in the Twin Cities suburb of Fridley are investigating the death of a teenage boy as a homicide.

Authorities said officers responded to a report of a male not breathing on the side of a road shortly after 1 a.m. Monday. The victim was identified as 17-year-old Mohanned Abdul Hafiz Abukhdeir, from Fridley.

Police Lt. Ryan George said that the teen had been shot.

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The Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office and the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office are assisting with the investigation.