Police probe fatal shooting in south Minneapolis

Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man found in a south Minneapolis street on Thursday morning.

Minneapolis police were called to the 2400 block of Oakland Avenue South on reports of a gunshot shortly after 8 a.m. Officers found the body of a man in his 20s who had been shot.

There haven't yet been any arrests in the case.

Investigators spoke to people near the scene of the shooting and residents of nearby apartment buildings, Minneapolis Police Department spokesperson John Elder said, adding, "We continue to gather information and are following up on leads gained at the scene."

Police were not immediately releasing any other information about the incident. The victim's name and exact cause of death will be released by the Hennepin County medical examiner's office.

Police urge anyone with information about the shooting to text an anonymous tip to 847411, or call the Minneapolis police tip line at 612-692-8477 or CrimeStoppers at 800-222-8477.

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