Latest: Police say 5 shot near Minneapolis protest site

Grace Jones, of the AFSCME union, chants along with the crowd of union workers and protesters before speaking in front of a police precinct Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015, in Minneapolis. An encampment of protesters outside a Minneapolis police station vowed Saturday to maintain their vigil over the death of a black man who was shot by police, saying they won't move until video recordings of the encounter are released and authorities change how they interact with communities they serve. (Kyndell Harkness/Star Tribune via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES LOCAL TELEVISION OUT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The latest in the investigation into the fatal shooting of a black man by Minneapolis police that has sparked days of demonstrations (all times local):

1 a.m.

Minneapolis police say five people were shot near the site of an ongoing protest over the fatal shooting of a black man by a police officer, and they are seeking help in identifying suspects.

A news release from Police Department spokesman John Elder says officers responded to the sound of gunshots around 10:40 p.m. Monday and 911 calls shortly after reported five people had been shot.

The statement says dozens of officers responded to assist victims at the scene a block north of the police department’s 4th Precinct, which has been the site of protests since the shooting of 24-year-old Jamar Clark on Nov. 15.

No suspects are in custody. Police are interviewing witnesses and asking anyone with information to come forward.

Elder says three victims were taken to a hospital in a private vehicle, and two were transported by ambulance. All had injuries that were not life-threatening.

The statement says the department has additional uniformed officers in the area for extra security.

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