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69th homicide victim in Minneapolis in 2022 ID'd as Atlanta man

Man shot in North Minneapolis Monday dies
Man shot in North Minneapolis Monday dies 00:18

MINNEAPOLIS -- Police say a man who was injured in a shooting in north Minneapolis earlier this week has died. His is the 69th death investigated as a homicide this year.

The shooting happened Monday near Fremont Avenue North and 26th Avenue North. Investigators say a man in his 20s was found lying in the alley there, with life-threatening gunshot wounds. Homicide investigators responded to the scene due to the serious nature of the man's injuries.

Life-saving efforts were given until the man was taken to North Memorial Medical Center. On Wednesday, police announced the man died at the hospital.

On Friday, Oct. 14, the Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office identified the victim as 23-year-old Deljuan Dennis Pendleton, of Atlanta.

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His manner of death was described as homicide; the cause was a gunshot wound to the head.

No arrests have been made.

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