Woman fatally shot in south Minneapolis

Updated: 8:35 a.m. | Posted: 7:31 a.m.

A woman was shot and killed in south Minneapolis on Tuesday evening.

Police were called to the intersection of East Lake Street and Park Avenue shortly before 7 p.m. on reports of a shooting. A woman at the scene had been shot multiple times and was in critical condition, according to police. The shooting victim was transported to Hennepin County Medical Center for treatment but later died.

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner will release the victim's name.

Investigators believe that the woman and another person were involved in a dispute, which escalated to the shooting. The suspect fled the scene and is not currently in police custody.

Police say they're bulking up patrols in the area to investigate the killing. They're urging anyone with information to call CrimeStoppers at 800-222-8477 or send an anonymous tip to #274637 and start the message with: TIP674.

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