Investigators say the victim was shot multiple times. He died at a local hospital. Police crime scene vans were at the scene on West Florissant and Thrush in North St. Louis. The shooting happened around 11:50 p.m. outside the Northway Market on an adjacent lot.
Police say someone just walked up and shot the man and then took off. A worker from the store, which was open during the shooting, heard the shots and called police. At this point, investigators are saying that the victim is a black male in his late 20s.
His name has not yet been released. Police say they have no suspect information. They also don't have a motive for the attack although investigators say they do not think it was a robbery.
The victim was not a store employee.