Five shot, 2 dead after celebration of life event in Minnesota: police

Two of five people shot after a celebration of life in Minnesota have died, police say.

Officers were called out around 5:15 p.m. Saturday in the 500 block of Dale Street North in St. Paul for a report of a person shot. When they arrived, they found a “chaotic scene.” Officers requested fire medics but were informed some of the injured people were taken to hospitals in private vehicles. 

One man was pronounced dead by fire medics and another man was pronounced dead at a hospital after arriving in a private vehicle. 

Among the other three victims of the shooting, one man is in critical condition at a hospital, one woman is in stable condition at a hospital and another woman was being treated for non-life-threatening injuries at a hospital.