Teenage campaign staffer for Ilhan Omar’s opponent killed in Minneapolis shooting

A 17-year-old who worked for a Republican campaign was shot and killed in Minneapolis on Monday.

Lacy Johnson, the Republican running against Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar in Minnesota, confirmed on Tuesday that the teenager killed in a shooting in North Minneapolis was a member of his outreach team. Johnson noted the teenager and one other man who was injured in the shooting both worked for him, but they were not carrying out campaign duties when they were shot.

“Today, we are shocked and saddened to learn of this senseless act of violence. It is shocking and unnecessary acts of violence like this that prove why change
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