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Fridley Father Dead from Sunday Shooting at Minneapolis Party

Francisco German Hernandez, Jr., was 21.

Fridley Father Dead from Sunday Shooting at Minneapolis Party

On Tuesday morning, the Hennepin County Medical Examiner identified the victim of a fatal Sunday morning shooting as Fridley resident Francisco German Hernandez, Jr., 21.

Hernandez lived in the 5400 block of W. Brenner Pass, the medical examiner's office said in a press release. He died of multiple gunshot wounds at an apartment building in the 3000 block of Pleasant Avenue S. in Minneapolis. The medical examiner ruled Hernandez's death a homicide. 

Minneapolis police said in a statement Sunday that they had arrested a suspect with non-life-threatening stab wounds shortly after finding Hernandez dead at the scene shortly after 6:30 a.m. Sunday. They are investigating.

Police found Hernandez dead at the scene of a party with 10 adults and several children.

He was a loving father to three children and had four sisters, a relative told Fox 9. " They are never going to know their father," said Hernandez's stepmother, Nicole Corrigan. "He has a two-year-old sister that completely loves him. She's going to miss him and wonder why he's never coming home again. We can't explain that to these little children."

Hernandez was " just a 21-year-old boy trying to have a good time on the weekend," his aunt, Michelle Cook, told the Star Tribune.

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