North Minneapolis shooting, crash are connected, police says

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A shooting in north Minneapolis and a crash on Interstate 94 are connected, Police say.

Authorities say a homicide investigation is underway after a car crash on Interstate 94 and a shooting in Minneapolis is linked to be related.

The Minneapolis Police Department were alert to the 500 block of 49th Avenue North on a ShotSpotter activation at about 8 p.m.

Few moments later a crash was reported on I-94 under the 49th Avenue bridge.

Detectives say “the car traveled down the embankment from 49th onto the highway.”

Hennepin County deputies responded to the crash and located a person with multiple injuries, including gunshot wounds. Officials declared the victim dead at the scene.

Police found evidence of a shooting near the ShotSpotter activation.

Authorities are yet to identify the victim and there were no suspect descriptions available immediately.