Man dead after shooting in downtown Minneapolis hotel

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One man is dead and another is in police custody after a shooting in a downtown Minneapolis hotel early Saturday, news sources report.

Jeremy Robert Shannon, 33, a Minneapolis resident was shot several times and killed at about 2:30 a.m. on Saturday. according to KARE 11 News.

The shooting occurred in a room at the Millennium Hotel on the 1300 block of the Nicollet Mall. Shannon was pronounced dead at the scene, KARE 11 reported.

It is the first homicide of the year in Minneapolis, KARE 11 reported.

According to witnesses, the suspect then fled to a hotel across the street where he was arrested, according to the Pioneer Press.

Brian Vincent Griffin, 33, was being held without bail at Hennepin County Jail awaiting murder charges, the Pioneer Press reported.

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