Fridley woman dies after hit-and-run; she also had been shot, police say

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An 18-year-old woman was pronounced dead after a hit-and-run report Thursday afternoon in Fridley. Investigators determined that she also had been shot, according to the Anoka County sheriff’s office.

A 17-year-old male is in custody in connection with the death.

The sheriff’s office gave the following details:

Shortly before 4 p.m. Thursday, police and emergency workers were called to the 4500 block of Third Street Northeast in Fridley on reports of a pedestrian who had been injured in a hit-and-run crash.

Life-saving measures were performed on Jayden Lee Kline, of Fridley, who was taken to an area hospital and pronounced dead.

“Law enforcement has determined that the victim had suffered a gunshot wound,” the sheriff’s office said.

Officials have not stated the cause of the woman’s death and they said no further information would be made available Friday.

Later Thursday, a 17-year-old male was taken into custody, although he had not been formally charged, authorities said. The death is under investigation.

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