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Man fatally shot, found in parked car on Washington Ave. S.

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MINNEAPOLIS (KMSP) -

Minneapolis police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man inside a car late Wednesday night, and Fox 9 News is investigating whether the victim may have been targeted in a Somali gang war.


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Police believe multiple suspects took off running after the shooting occurred on the 1200 block of Washington Avenue South, near the Bobby and Steve's gas station before the Interstate 94 ramp. 

Officers found Abdirahman Hassan Haji-Ahmed, 26, dead of multiple gunshot wounds inside a parked car at 11:53 p.m.

Witnesses in the area did not see the shooting, but they did report seeing suspects flee the scene, police said.

Police are currently scanning video that may reveal details surrounding the incident, including the shooting and suspect information.

Anyone with any information about this case is asked to send a text to 847 411 (tip 411), enter MPD and the tip or call the tipline at 612-692-TIPS (8477). All texts are anonymous. The CCN is 13-361784.

 

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