Teens shot in the face and foot in separate shootings in Northern Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS – Police say two teens were injured in separate shootings in north Minneapolis Wednesday night.

Officers were called to the 1100 block of 24th Avenue North at approximately 5:47 PM after MPD’s ShotSpotter system detected fully automatic gunfire.

The victim, a 14-year-old boy, was found at the scene. He was taken to a hospital in the region and his injuries are not considered life-threatening.



Police say “at least one high-speed vehicle left the area.” No one else was reported injured. The investigation is underway.

Less than three hours later, and less than two miles away, a teenager was shot in the foot. It happened at about 8:30 p.m. on the 900 block of Sheridan Avenue North. Police say the victim ran to a home to ask for help after being shot. He was not seriously injured. No laundry is in custody

Anyone with information about these cases can submit an anonymous tip online to Crime Stoppers, or call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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