May 5th, 2023 (Minneapolis) At approximately 01:00 a.m., Minneapolis Police Department, Metro Transit Police, and Minneapolis Fire Department responded to reports of a personal injury/trapped person at the Hennepin Avenue/Warehouse District Station near 5th St. and 1st Ave. Preliminary information indicates a physical altercation occurred between two adult males on the platform that resulted in one person falling onto the light rail tracks in the path of an oncoming train. The individual was then struck by a train. The man was pronounced dead at the scene by responding medical personnel.
Forensic scientists from the Minneapolis Police Forensic Division responded to process the scene and collect evidence. Homicide investigators responded to begin their investigation.
The Hennepin County Medical Examiner will release the name of the deceased male along with the cause and nature of his death.