Man, baby dead after Minneapolis shooting; victims targeted

Published 10:53 am Monday, October 10, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS — Police say a man and a baby are dead after what authorities are calling a “targeted” shooting in south Minneapolis.

Officers were called to shots fired around 1:30 p.m. Sunday and discovered a wounded man and a baby in the back of a car parked near Stewart Park.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. A police spokeswoman says the baby soon died at nearby Children’s hospital.

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Police say the shooting appears to be “targeted.” No arrests are reported.

The man’s sister tells the Star Tribune he was not the baby’s father.