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Authorities say a man accused of a murder in Minneapolis has fled Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS — A Minneapolis man is in trouble after shooting another man who intervened in a fight involving the alleged shooter’s mother, according to a criminal complaint.

Court documents filed Friday show 22-year-old Michael Garrett is charged with second-degree murder and unlawful possession of a firearm or ammunition.

According to the complaint, the May 16 homicide was preceded by a fight between several women at 1100 Morgan Avenue North in Minneapolis. The victim – identified by the medical examiner as Di’jon Chase Legore-Banks – “interjected” into the fight and said something to one of the women involved, investigators say.

Authorities said Garrett, whose mother was allegedly involved in the fight, drove up to the vehicle, got out and began shooting at Legore-Banks.

“(Garrett) continued to fire at (Legore-Banks) as (Garrett) walked toward (Legore-Banks) and even as (Legore-Banks) fell to the ground,” the complaint stated.

Legore-Banks died in hospital despite attempts to save his life.

The complaint says that in video footage taken from a nearby home, Garrett is seen watching the fight from his vehicle nearby. A witness’s live video feed allegedly captured part of the shooting.

Garrett is accused of leaving the scene and ultimately leaving the state. There is already a warrant for his arrest.