Suspect arrested after Minneapolis shooting
A man opened fire Sunday, aiming at a man who police had just finished questioning, reported the Star Tribune.
The suspect fled after firing the shots. Police chased him down two-blocks, shooting in attempts to stop the suspect, Minneapolis police Sgt. William Palmer said.
Neither the suspect nor the officers were hit.
The initial shooting occurred near the Village Market Mall in south Minneapolis, reported WCCO.
Sunday night's shooting left residents nearby shaken. One family's home had a half-dozen bullet holes in it, some near doors and windows.
An investigation of the case by the Minneapolis Police Homicide and Internal Affairs Units has begun. Two Minneapolis Police officers will be placed on paid administrative leave, which is standard procedure for a case like this. (WCCO)
The shooting victim was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center. He suffered non-critical injuries. (Star Tribune)
Omar Jamal, a Somali-American community activist, said he believes this shooting is related to the shooting that occurred early Sunday morning in Hopkins. That shooting killed one 24-year-old man. (Star Tribune)
Police have no information indicating a relationship between the two shootings.
The names of suspects and victims in both cases have not yet been released.