Brooklyn Center police investigate gas station homicide
BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) — Police in a Minneapolis suburb are investigating a fatal shooting at a gas station.
Officers were called to the Pump N Munch Clark station in Brooklyn Center about 8:15 p.m. Wednesday on a report of shots fired, according to officials.
They found a 45-year-old man in a vehicle with a gunshot wound. Officers and paramedics tried to save his life, but he was pronounced dead at the scene. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s office identified the victim as Dattreas Markeal Stewart of Brooklyn Center.
Police say they’re investigating the case as a homicide and it does not appear to be a random shooting. No arrests have been made.
The Brooklyn Center Police Department is being assisted by several agencies, including the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office, Brooklyn Park Police and the Hennepin County Medical Examiner.