Shooting victim dies from injuries in Minneapolis mass shooting, bringing total fatalities to four

Minneapolis, Minnesota – A tragic incident in the Whittier neighborhood on May 30 has resulted in the death of Mohamed Bashir Aden, 36, of Columbia Heights. Aden passed away on June 7 due to multiple gunshot wounds sustained during the mass shooting. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed his death, bringing the total number of fatalities to four, including a Minneapolis police officer, the shooter, and another civilian. Investigators revealed that Aden was shot in the same Blaisdell Avenue apartment as another civilian, Osman Said Jimale.

Officer Jamal Mitchell tragically lost his life as he approached the suspect, under the impression that the suspect was injured. The shooter, identified as Mustafa Mohamed, a convicted felon with two active warrants at the time of his death, was subsequently shot and killed by police. Officer Mitchell’s funeral is set for Tuesday, honoring his service and sacrifice to the community.

In addition to Officer Mitchell and Aden, two more individuals were wounded during the shooting – an officer and a firefighter. Fortunately, both have since been discharged from the hospital. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has been actively involved in investigating the incident, shedding light on the heroic actions of the officers who acted swiftly to stop the gunman.

The entire community mourns the loss of life and prays for the swift recovery of those injured in the tragic event. As the investigation continues, the authorities work diligently to piece together the sequence of events and understand the circumstances that led to this devastating outcome. The impact of such violence reverberates throughout the city, emphasizing the need for unity and support in times of crisis. The resilience and courage displayed by law enforcement and emergency responders in the face of danger serve as a testament to their dedication to protecting and serving the community.