Police investigate shooting at Franklin & Lyndale

One man died and another is critically wounded after a shooting Oct. 13 outside Mortimer’s Bar at 2001 Lyndale Ave. S.

Police said the suspect and victims may have known each other, and the shooting stemmed from a verbal fight earlier in the night. Officers responded to the shooting shortly after 2 a.m. Both victims were taken to Hennepin County Medical Center, where one of the men died and the other is in critical condition.

“This appears to be an isolated incident and not a random act,” stated the Police Department’s press release.

Police are interviewing witnesses, and no arrests have been made. Anyone with information is asked to call the MPD tip line at 692-TIPS (8477). The case number is 13-339913.