Update: The victim has been identified as Earl Jones, Jr., 57, of St. Louis County, Missouri.

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. — A man was killed near the intersection of Winkler Drive and Kappel Drive Thursday morning. Police were called to the location at around 7:30 a.m. after an alert from a ShotSpotter device. They found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. He was declared dead at the scene.

There is a large police presence at the scene. St. Louis County Police have the area blocked off as they investigate the shooting. The body remain on the street at around 9:30 a.m. as police investigated the shooting.

Neighbors heard the gunshot this morning. They are not uncommon in the area.

“Unfortunately, I have seen a lot go on here and it is really sad. It’s like there’s no value to life anymore. I hate to see these kids do that. It’s just really sad. But ya know this is my home and I can’t live in fear,” said Donna Bradshaw.

Two area schools were temporarily on lockdown during the police investigation.

Do you have any information about what happened? Call St. Louis County Police at 636-529-8210 or CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371-8477.