ST. LOUIS – Officers are investigating a shooting that took place in the Walnut Park neighborhood Saturday night.
According to reports, Mobile Reserve officers were on patrol in the area when they heard several gunshots near the Era and Floy Avenues around 11:25 p.m. When the officers arrived to the scene, a victim was found lying in the middle of the street outside his car. It was revealed that he had suffered ballistic damage in the back and arm.
The victim was unable to provide a detailed statement, but did share that the shots came from the west side of the street. EMS then took the victim to a nearby hospital, where he died from his injuries at 1:00 a.m.
The Homicide Division urges anyone with information to call them directly at 314-444-5371, or anyone with a tip who wants to remain anonymous can contact CrimeStoppers at 866- 371-TIPS (8477).