Man found fatally shot in Pine Lawn backyard

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PINE LAWN, MO (KTVI)- A man was found shot to death Friday afternoon in a Pine Lawn backyard. Police say the victim was 26-year-old Michael Eiland of Bellefontaine Neighbors. St. Louis County Police Crimes Against Persons Unit is investigating the homicide.

Around 1:30pm Friday, police responded to a call in the 4500 block of Rosewood Avenue. They found a man dead in the backyard of the vacant home. He had multiple gunshot wounds

Police are trying to determine when the man was shot. There are no known suspects or motive. The man’s name has not been released.

Anyone with information regarding this fatal shooting should call CrimeStoppers at 866-371-8477.