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Suspects Arrested In Uptown Shooting, Williams Closes Indefinitely

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - Two suspects have been arrested in connection to a shooting in Uptown on Friday morning.

Police say officers responded to a report of gunfire on the 2900 block of Hennepin Avenue South shortly before 2 a.m., and found a man inside Williams Pub and Peanut Bar with non-life threatening injuries. He was taken to a hospital.

Two suspects were arrested Saturday during a traffic stop, and two guns were recovered, police say.

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Williams management posted a statement outside of the bar, saying it would be closed for the foreseeable future.

"Just like many other Uptown businesses, Williams Pub & Peanut Bar will not be open to the public for an indefinite period of time while we take a much needed break," the statement read.

A future re-opening date will be posted on the bar's website.


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