An Attack On Hennepin Avenue Resulted In Multiple Gunshot Victims And Chaos On The Streets

Update: 12 shot. One male deceased.

At least 8 people were shot following a brawl on Hennepin Street after rioters took over the streets to enjoy the lawlessness that has become the rule for Minneapolis following the death of George Floyd and subsequent calls to abolish the police.

Various reports are describing the scene as a horrific, with one witness claiming that there were at least 100 people involved in the fighting, but at this time only one shooter is confirmed.

While it is unknown if any additional shooters were involved, a recording of the police scanner indicated that at least one suspect had been identified fleeing the scene.

According to the description provided by a witness, the shooter was a black male with gold teeth wearing a jogging suit last seen running east on Lagoon Avenue.

The shooting took place outside Chino Latino on Hennepin Ave:

As the minutes ticked by, the casualty count quickly climbed from four victims, to six, and ultimately to ten at the time of this report.

Videos posted in the aftermath of the shooting showed blood covering the streets:

Users on social media recorded the suspect’s description as it was broadcast over the police scanner:

Others filmed the aftermath as victims were treated on scene while awaiting ambulances:

Street racers had taken over the street just shortly before the attack was launched:

Shortly before the shooting, one Reddit user mused that the presence of cars and street racing indicated that a shooting or brawl was likely to take place soon:

Earlier that evening fireworks were launched at various locations throughout the city:

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