Police: 5 wounded in 2 Minneapolis late-night shootings

Published 8:08 am Monday, July 6, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS — Authorities say five people were wounded in two downtown Minneapolis attacks several blocks from one another after the bars closed down for the night.

Police say the shooters in Saturday’s attacks remain at-large.

Department spokesman John Elder said it isn’t known if the attacks are linked, but they don’t appear to be random.

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Elder says the first happened shortly after 2 a.m. near N. Fourth Street and Hennepin Avenue.