Suspect Arrested in Shooting Death of Minneapolis Agent

January 6, 2020

Police are investigating the shooting death of a female real estate professional in Minneapolis who was abducted from a house she was showing on New Year’s Eve. Monique Baugh, 28, who was a sales associate with Kris Lindahl Real Estate, was found Tuesday night in an alley with multiple gunshot wounds. Baugh was transported to a hospital, where she later died.

“Our entire team is devastated by Monique’s death,” Baugh’s brokerage said in a statement. “This situation has shocked us all. We are grateful for the outpouring of support from the community and are focusing on remembering what an amazing person Monique was and helping her children.”

Police say they have arrested a suspect in the shooting but have not released a name. An investigation into the motive for the shooting is ongoing.

Police say Baugh had arranged to show a home to a possible client on Dec. 31. Footage from neighborhood surveillance cameras shows Baugh pulling up to the house and walking inside. Police say a U-Haul truck later pulled backwards into the driveway. Baugh is seen being led from the home into the truck. Police were later able to track down the suspect from the license plate on the truck.

Baugh was later found in an alley miles away. Witnesses had reported seeing a U-Haul truck and hearing gunfire about 5:40 p.m. last Tuesday. When police arrived, they found Baugh with duct tape on her wrists. The alley where Baugh was shot has become a memorial for the agent, who was also the mother of two children.