A 17-year-old boy was shot just three blocks away from where George floyd was murdered

On Thursday, A 17yr old boy was shot just three blocks from where George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis.

According to the police, The Young boy was shot by a man who fled on foot after 6pm near the east 35 street and chicago avenue.

The Police who went during the scene found the teenager suffering from a one gunshot wound began the CPR.

According to a spokesperson from Startribune, The Teenager was rushed to a nearby hospital and he died.

The Teenager's death was the 37th murder in this year in Minneapolis which has seen a rise in violent crime since since Floyd's murder on Memorial Day.

So far, 274 people have been shot in the city, which all of the shootings reported for 2019 and is 56 per cent higher than the average number of people shot during this time of year, reported the StarTribune.

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