Homicides in Minneapolis nearly double from last year


When a man was shot and killed on 19th street in Minneapolis late afternoon Saturday it was the 41st homicide in Minneapolis this year. Last year by the point, the city had experienced 21 homicides.

In Friday’s Minneapolis City Council meeting, Mayor Jacob Frey said the 288 shooting victims this year is the highest in the last five years, with the next closest being 178 at this point in 2016.

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