Police investigating homicide on Bristol

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ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – St. Louis police are investigating a homicide that occurred in the 1200 block of Bristol Saturday afternoon just after 6:30pm.

Police say the victim 24-year-old Orlanda Blanchard, Jr. was standing in a parking lot at the Bristol Lane Apartments with a group of males when a fight broke out between two men. One the men pulled out handgun and started shooting.

Blanchard was struck several times in the torso. He was taken to the hospitals by a private vehicle.

He was pronounced dead at the hospital.

An investigation is ongoing.