FERGUSON, Mo. – A man was shot and killed Monday evening in Ferguson.
According to Ferguson Police Chief Frank McCall Jr., the shooting happened just before 9:30 p.m. in the 1500 block of Northwinds Estates Drive.
Police dispatchers received at least six ShotSpotter alerts in the area, and calls telling them a person had been shot in a car.
When officers arrived at the scene, they found the victim slumped in the driver’s side of a parked vehicle. The victim was rushed to a nearby hospital, but he later died of his injuries.
Police have not identified the victim or a possible motive for the killing.
Based on evidence and other information gathered thus far, Chief McCall said investigators believe the victim and shooter knew one another, and that this was not a random act of violence.
Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact the Ferguson Police Department at 314-522-3100. If you’d like to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward, you can call CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS.