Minneapolis police: Shots fired at National Guard and Minneapolis police members

This image shows a bullet hole in a National Guard vehicle after shots were fired Sunday morning in north Minneapolis. Photo: Courtesy of Minnesota National Guard. This image shows a bullet hole in a National Guard vehicle after shots were fired Sunday morning in north Minneapolis.

KSTP
Updated: April 18, 2021 03:22 PM
Created: April 18, 2021 10:54 AM

A Minnesota National Guard and Minneapolis Police Department neighborhood security team were fired upon early Sunday morning in north Minneapolis.

According to the Minneapolis Police Department, at around 4:15 a.m., a light-colored SUV fired shots at a Minnesota National Guard and Minneapolis Police team who was providing neighborhood security in the vicinity of Penn Avenue and Broadway Avenue. 

No members of the team were seriously injured, said police. 

The Minnesota National Guard stated that two National Guard members, a man in his 30s and another in his 40s, sustained minor injuries from the incident. One National Guard member was taken to a hospital to receive care for lacerations from shattered glass. The other Guardsman received only superficial injuries.


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