Minneapolis, MN (KROC-AM News)- Authorities have identified a teen boy as the victim of a recent Minnesota murder. 

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A news release issued by the Minneapolis Police Department says officers responded to reports of a shooting shortly after 7:30 p.m. Saturday at a residence in the 2200 block of East Lake St. in South Minneapolis.

Responding officers encountered an unidentified male suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound. 


The victim was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. A news release issued Christmas Day by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the fatal shooting victim as 16-year-old Isayah Coburn. 

Hennepin Counter Medical Examiner's Office news release.
Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office news release.

The autopsy determined the Minneapolis Teen died from multiple gunshot wounds and his manner of death was described as homicide.  A 29-year-old woman was also hit by the gunfire

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She was taken to a hospital for treatment of what is being described as a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. Police say bullets also hit a nearby apartment building. 

Officers canvassed the scene and a State Patrol Helicopter assisted investigators, however no arrests have been made.

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