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Police investigate death at East St. Louis Boarding House

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ST. LOUIS –  Police are investigating a man who was found dead on a front porch Wednesday evening.

According to authorities officers responded to reports of gunshots about 7:30 p.m at the East St.Louis Boarding House at 513 N. 13th.

Residents of the boarding house tell FOX 2  they heard three to four gunshots,  looked out the window and saw a male resident of the boarding house wounded on

The victim was taken to the hospital where he later died.

Police have not released any additional information.

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