Senator Torres Ray reacts to the senseless shooting of two people in Minneapolis

Sunday night police were called to a report of a shooting near Roosevelt High School in South Minneapolis shortly after 10:30 pm. Officers arrived to find a vehicle parked on a sidewalk, with two adults inside who had been shot and were deceased.

“I am heartbroken to learn about this senseless, violent incident that occurred in our district this week” said Senator Patricia Torres Ray, DFL-Minneapolis. “My heart goes out to the families that have had their loved ones taken from them. I will continue my hard work in the Legislature to pass much needed, statewide public safety reform to ensure our communities are safe and secure, and also make sure our public safety system, including law enforcement officers, are ready and prepared to protect and serve residents in every neighborhood in our city”

Police did not release a possible motive and they are asking anyone with information to call CrimeStoppers at 800-222-TIPS or submit tips electronically at All tips are anonymous.

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Patricia Torres Ray represents District 63, which includes portions of southeastern Minneapolis and eastern Richfield in Hennepin County in the Twin Cities metropolitan area.

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