Shooting in Warehouse District leaves two injured

Updated: June 27, 2016 - 10:18 am

Two men were injured during a late-night shooting in the Warehouse District early Sunday morning and taken to Hennepin County Medical Center.

One man had a grazing gunshot wound to the head and the other man was shot in his leg, according to police. The injuries were not life threatening.

Police heard gunshots in the area of North 4th Street & 2nd Avenue North around 2:45 a.m. Officers interviewed people in the area, but got little information. The wounded men were later dropped off at HCMC.

Anyone with information about the shooting is encouraged to text tips to 847411 (TIP411), call the MPD Tip Line at 612-692-TIPS (8477) or call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

Citywide, the number of shooting victims is up 45 percent year-to-date — 141 victims compared to 97 last year at this time, according to Minneapolis police statistics.