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2 Hurt In I-94 Shootings In Minneapolis, Brooklyn Center

Originally published Feb. 7

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) -- Police in Minneapolis and Brooklyn Center say two people were shot in separate incidents along Interstate 94 Monday afternoon.

Minneapolis police say the first shooting happened at about 1:15 p.m. on the interstate near 49th Avenue North. The Minnesota State Patrol responded to the call that an occupant of a vehicle had been shot in the leg. They were taken to an area hospital.

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Brooklyn Center police say the second shooting happened on the interstate near 57th Avenue North at about 2:20 p.m. A driver was hospitalized with injuries not deemed life threatening. Police say the suspect vehicle in this shooting is a black truck or SUV, and they don't believe it was a "random incident."

It is not clear yet if these two shootings are connected.

Check back for more details in this developing story.

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