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ST. LOUIS (KTVI) –Homicide detectives with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department are investigating a fatal shooting on 20th Street in north city.

According to a police spokesperson, the shooting took place Sunday just before 6:30 p.m. in the 1000 block of N. 20th.

Police found the victim, identified as 37-year-old Corey Joyce, suffering from gunshot wounds to the head and abdomen. Joyce was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators determined Joyce got involved in a physical confrontation an individual who pulled out a firearm and shot him.

Police have not identified a possible suspect.