Homicide investigation in North St. Louis County; police looking for vehicle


ST. LOUIS- St. Louis County police have identified a man killed yesterday as 23-year-old Avery West. Police say they responded to a call for service after the ShotSpotter was activated Thursday on Count Drive near Chambers Road.

Officers say they found a man in a vehicle who had been shot at least once. Officers removed the victim from the vehicle and started performing life-saving treatments. Those efforts were unsuccessful and the victim died at the scene.

Vehicle of interest

Police say they are looking for a vehicle of interest that may have been involved in the incident. It is described as a silver four-door sedan, with tinted windows, a sunroof, alloy style wheels and a black grill and license plate frame.

You can contact the St. Louis County Police Department at 636-529-8210 to speak to investigators. You can also call CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS.

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