Victim ID'd in Fatal New Hope Shooting

Posted at: 06/29/2013 1:27 PM
Updated at: 06/30/2013 8:47 AM
By: Jennie Olson

The New Hope Police Department is investigating an apparent shooting that left one man dead Thursday.

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner has identified the victim as 59-year old Kent Lee Walker Junior. Walker died from multiple gunshot wounds, according to the medical examiner.

Officers were called to a parking lot on the 7600 block of Bass Lake Road around 8:28 p.m. Thursday on a report of a dead man. Officers say the man had a gunshot wound, and the Hennepin County Medical Examiner ruled the death as a homicide.

Anyone with information is asked to call the New Hope Police Department at 763-531-5169.