Murder victim of apparent shooting victim found in alley

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The body of an adult male was found shot dead Wednesday morning in an alley in south Minneapolis; investigators are looking for suspects, news sources report.

Minneapolis Police Sgt. William Palmer said "officers from the department's third precinct went to the scene just before 3 a.m. after a report of gunshots being fired in the 2100 block of 10th Ave. South," Star Tribune reports.

The victim suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene, Palmer said in a news release Wednesday night, Pioneer press reports.

The department's homicide unit is working on the case and there are no suspects in custody, Palmer said, Star Tribune reports.

The victim's identify will be released by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office after an autopsy is performed, Pioneer Press reports.

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