Shooting at a Minneapolis hotel leaves one dead

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One man is dead and another is in custody following a shooting early Saturday morning at a Minneapolis hotel.

Jeremy Robert Shannon, a 33-year-old Minneapolis native, was pronounced dead at the scene after being shot in a room at the Millennium Hotel around 2:30 a.m. on Saturday.

The suspect, Brian Griffin Vincent, 33, fled across the street where he was taken into custody with out incident, according to Police Sgt. Steve McCarty, of the Minneapolis Police Department, said to the Pioneer Press.

"I've been a police officer in this city 21 years and I haven't seen any shootings, let alone homicides, at our downtown hotels," said Sgt. McCarty. "We don't believe there's a public safety risk," McCarty told CBS.

He's being held without bail awaiting murder charges, the Hennepin County Sheriff's roster reported.

This was the first homicide of the year for the city.

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