Minneapolis police get flood of tips after 'road rage' shooting

Police are looking for a Jeep Grand Cherokee.
The Minneapolis Police Department released photos from the road rage shooting incident April 5 at Hennepin Avenue S. and Groveland Avenue, where the occupant of a tan, ivory, or gold Jeep Grand Cherokee shot a driver four times after she honked at the Jeep for cutting her off.
Minneapolis Police Department

Minneapolis police are still searching for the occupants of an SUV who allegedly shot a woman four times near Hennepin and Groveland avenues early Tuesday evening.

Police have released photos of the suspect vehicle, a light-colored Jeep Grand Cherokee.

"We've had a have a very positive response from the community in helping to locate the vehicle," said John Elder, the department's spokesperson, "but we're not there yet, so we continue to ask for the public's help."

Police say the Jeep cut in front of a woman's sedan, heading south on Hennepin Avenue near the Walker Art Center. When the woman honked at the Jeep, it moved into the lane next her and the passenger began shooting at her.

Struck three times in one arm and once in the abdomen, she drove herself to a nearby business and was transported to Hennepin County Medical Center. She didn't have any passengers in her vehicle, and she's expected to survive her injuries.

Police say the suspect vehicle had a total of three occupants. Elder said leads have been pouring in through Crime Stoppers, which gives an award for eligible tips leading to an arrest and charge.

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