One dead, one injured in Lyndale Avenue shooting

One man was killed and another was injured around 2 a.m. Saturday in what police believe was a drive-by shooting on the 2100 block of Lyndale Avenue South.

The men were walking on the sidewalk outside the Red Dragon Restaurant and Lounge when shots were fired from a passing vehicle, according to police. Both men were at the scene when officers arrived and were transported to Hennepin County Medical Center.

Phelandis Depure Jackson, 29, shot in the torso and arm, died at the hospital. The other man, 18, was treated for a gunshot wound to the arm. 

No arrests have been made, but police are investigating the incident. Anyone with information can call the police tips line at 692-8477. 

The homicide was the city’s 23rd of 2010.