Police identify man shot dead in St. Louis

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ST. LOUIS (AP) – Police are investigating the shooting death of a 53-year-old man in St. Louis.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Willie Edwards, of north St. Louis County, was found dead early Friday. Police said Edwards had been shot in the abdomen and buttocks.

Police say a witness had been sitting on his front porch with Edwards and heard gunshots when he went inside. The witness told police he didn’t see the gunman, but did see a dark-colored SUV drive off. Police say they have no suspects.
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Information from: St. Louis Post-Dispatch, http://www.stltoday.com

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