Investigation after man found dead in south St. Louis home

SOUTH ST. LOUIS - A man was killed Wednesday after being shot on the south side of St. Louis.

The shooting happened just before 11:30 p.m. on Alberta Street near Hydraulic Avenue.

According to police, officers were originally called out for a possible break-in.

Upon arrival, they found a man unconscious and not breathing with a gunshot wound to his chest.

It is unclear whether the shooting victim lived in the home.

The investigation is ongoing.

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