One man was dead at the scene of the shooting, which was reported about 4:15 p.m. CDT and the other died about 6 p.m. at a Minneapolis hospital, Roseville Police Lt. Lorne Rosand told the Minneapolis Star Tribune.
The victims, found along with a pistol outside two vehicles belong to them, were in their 30s or 40s, he said. Their names had not been released.
The shooting occurred behind a CPI Card Group facility, which shares a loading dock area with a shopping center that houses REI, Tuesday Morning, a furniture store and an urgent care clinic, the newspaper said.
Rosand said a woman who saw the shooting was being questioning.