Minneapolis murder victim identified
According to both the Star Tribune and Pioneer Press, 21-year-old Andrew Nakao, of Minneapolis, was fatally shot in the chest. There was a distinct disparity in coverage allocated to the event, though, likely based on primary coverage areas of the paper. The shooting, which occured in Minneapolis' Folwell neighborhood, was granted much more prominence with a disporportianately greater amount of information. For instance, that article offered reasoning behind Nakao's death -- that he allegedly confronted his younger brother's bullies and they later shot him. The Pioneer Press merely stated his identity and cause of death, without offering any explanation or context. Again, this difference is likely due to the Star Tribune's primary coverage area of Minneapolis, although by not offering any further information, the Pioneer Press story does little to mollify concerns or address a larger problem that may or may not be present.