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Moped Driver Dies After Collision with SUV

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May 12, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Last night at 10:22 p.m., Minneapolis Police responded to a personal injury accident at the intersection of Central Avenue Northeast and Lowry Avenue Northeast. ¬†An adult male driving a moped was traveling northbound on Central Avenue Northeast, entering the intersection on a green light crossing Lowry Avenue Northeast when a SUV […]

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Multiple Vehicle Crash Leaves One Dead

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April 30, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) This morning at 9:36 a.m., Minneapolis Police responded to a personal injury motor vehicle crash where four vehicles collided at the intersection of Blaisdell Avenue South and 26th Street West. Two vehicles traveling southbound on Blaisdell Avenue South failed to stop for a red light and struck two vehicles that were […]

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Female Dies at Hospital after Weekend Shooting

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April 5, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) The adult female victim that had been previously listed in critical condition at North Memorial Hospital died this morning. The name of the victim, along with the cause and nature of her death will be released by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner. The Minneapolis Police Department has assigned 4 detectives to […]

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Male Dies after Late Night Shooting

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March 17, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) At approximately 10:49 p.m., Minneapolis Police responded to a report of a shooting on the 3600 block of Aldrich Avenue North. Officers arrived and located an adult male inside the house suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) by paramedics. The male died […]

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Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman Announces…Shooting that Killed One, Injured Another Downtown Nets 28 Years

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A Brooklyn Center man pleaded guilty to killing a woman and wounding a man outside a downtown Minneapolis bar and was immediately sentenced to more than 28 years in prison, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced Thursday. Sherman Alexander, 31, pleaded guilty to intentional second-degree murder of 28-year-old Jenna Rae Heilman of Minneapolis and to […]

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Man Charged in Fatal Minneapolis Car Crash

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Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freemann Announces: A 28-year-old Minneapolis man was charged with criminal vehicular homicide for killing a woman when he smashed into her vehicle while driving at a rate well above the speed limit on a residential street, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced Tuesday. Regis Latodd Welsh was charged with one count […]

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Minneapolis Man Charged with Assaulting a Police Officer with his Car

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Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman Announces: A Minneapolis man has been charged with assault for driving his car at a police officer, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced Tuesday. Travis Sigurd Gudmundson, 26, is charged with one count of first-degree assault, use of deadly force against a peace officer. According to the criminal complaint, on […]

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Chief Harteau Adds Resources to Warehouse District; MPD Continues to Address Chronic Criminal Offenders Driving Gun Violence throughout the City

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January 8, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Minneapolis Police continue to investigate two separate, unrelated incidents of gun violence in the downtown area over the weekend. One incident resulted in a homicide and a non-fatal gunshot wound, the other resulted in 3 injuries. Investigators have determined that the cases are similar in the fact that there were altercations […]