In a news release, the Sheriff's Office said Columbia Heights Police were dispatched to the 1300 block of Circle Terrace N.E. at 1:59 a.m. on a report of multiple gun shots fired in the area by at least two suspects.
The gunfire was directed at a couple who were sitting in their parked car. A 44-year-old Columbia Heights woman was struck by two bullets, sustaining non-critical wounds, police said. She was transported to a local hospital.
Meanwhile, the 42-year-old man, a New Brighton resident, was not injured, police said.
After the shots were fired, at least two suspects "fled on foot, but a white color passenger car (also) was seen speeding out of the area after the shooting," the Sheriff's Office said.
The complainants described the suspects as a Hispanic male dressed in dark clothing who is about five foot nine and of average build. The other suspect is a black male wearing dark clothing; no other details were available.
The vehicle possibly related to the suspects was described only as a white sedan, no other details noted.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at (763) 323-5000.