Man found dead inside vehicle in south Minneapolis

Published 3:32 pm Saturday, September 9, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS — Police said a man was found dead inside a vehicle with an apparent gunshot wound in south Minneapolis.

Authorities said witnesses reported gunshots and that a vehicle crashed early Saturday morning into an Interstate 35W wall near the 4500 block of Stevens Avenue South.

Minneapolis police responded shortly before 3 a.m. and found the man in a vehicle. Police believe the victim and the suspect knew each other, but said no one was in custody.

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Police said the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office will release the name of the deceased and the cause of his death.