June 21, 2020 / 9:13 AM / 2 months ago

One person killed, 11 injured in Minneapolis shooting

(Reuters) - One person was killed and 11 were injured in a shooting in the early hours of Sunday in Minneapolis, police said.

“One adult male died and 11 have no-life-threatening wounds,” Minneapolis police tweeted, adding in a separate tweet that people who suffered gunshot wounds had been taken to area hospitals.

The city has been at the heart of a wave of anti-racism protests in the United States and around the world over the death of George Floyd, a Black man who died in Minneapolis police custody last month. There was no indication that Saturday’s shooting was related to this.

As of 4 a.m., no one was in custody in connection with the shooting, the Associated Press reported.

Reporting by Maria Ponnezhath in Bengaluru; Editing by Raissa Kasolowsky and Frances Kerry

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