Authorities ID woman, 21, killed in Minneapolis shooting

Published 10:09 am Tuesday, April 14, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS — Authorities have identified a 21-year-old Bloomington woman who was fatally shot in south Minneapolis over the weekend.

The Hennepin County medical examiner’s office announced Sunday night that Ayan Abdi Abdulahi died of a single gunshot wound to the head. She was found about 2 p.m. Saturday by officers responding to a report of shots fired at a duplex.

The Star Tribune reports one of the building’s residents called police when he discovered the body after waking up from a nap.

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Abdulahi was pronounced dead at the scene. No arrests have been made in her death.

The shooting marked the city’s seventh homicide so far this year.