Homicide detectives investigate South St. Louis shooting

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St. Louis (KTVI) – St. Louis City Police are on the scene of an apparent murder on the near south side this afternoon.  Police have multiple investigators in the 3100 block of South Compton.

Earlier Wednesday afternoon, a 19-year-old man was shot in 3500 block of Minnesota, and ran to Compton were collapsed.  Police tell us he was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.  Homicide detectives were summoned to the scene and have begun their investigation.

Fox 2 News a crew on the scene and will have updated information as it becomes available.