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In compliance with the “Timely Notice” provision of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998 Augsburg University Department of Public Safety is giving notice of a concerning incident that occurred on 21st Ave S near 6th St S on or near the Minneapolis Campus.
On 1/12/2019 at 11:29 p.m., Public Safety received a report from an individual that a firearm was discharged at them from a vehicle driving on 21st Ave S near 6th St S. The victim, who is not a student and was not injured, stated they were walking near 6th St S on 21st Ave S when a white vehicle, possibly a Ford compact with tinted windows, was driving north on 21st Ave S when the victim heard 2 gunshots. The victim stated the vehicle performed a U-turn on 21st Ave S and they heard more gunshots. No one was injured during the incident. Public Safety staff and Minneapolis Police responded to the report, immediately patrolling the area and identified a suspect vehicle, which Minneapolis Police investigated and cleared as not involved in the incident. At this time, the Department of Public Safety and Minneapolis Police believe this to be a targeted attack and not a random incident.
This incident is currently under investigation by the Department of Public Safety and Minneapolis Police. If you have any information regarding this incident, we urge you to contact the Department of Public Safety or the Minneapolis Police.
To view the full Timely Notice, please visit the Department of Public Safety website.