The Hennepin County Medical Examiner has just issued a press- release naming the victim in a homicide that occurred on August 8th.
Shortly after midnight, police responded to a “Shots Fired” call at “Champions Sport Bar” located at 105 Lake Street West in Minneapolis.
When they arrived they found a 51 year old male victim who has now been identified as Mark Anthony Stephenson who lived at 1915 3rd Avenue South in Minneapolis. Mr. Stephenson had been shot in the abdomen, and the wound was immediately identified as being life-threatening. Emergency Medical Services staff rushed Stephenson to Hennepin County Medical Center, (HCMC,) where doctors did what they could, but Stephenson was pronounced dead at 7:27 a.m.
Later on, officers found that there was a second victim of the same altercation who was also at HCMC. This victim had a non- life-threatening gunshot wound.
Police are still investigating this homicide. If you have any information about this case, please call the Minneapolis Police Department at 612-692-TIPS (8477). Or, you can always leave an anonymous online tip at CrimeStoppers, see the following link-
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