Man shot and killed in Hazelwood early Wednesday morning


HAZELWOOD, Mo. – A man was shot in Hazelwood and later died from his injuries Wednesday morning.

The shooting happened in the 6000 block of Boulder Creek Drive at approximately 3:15 a.m. When officers from the Hazelwood Police Department arrived at the scene, they would a 44-year-old man inside of a residence with an apparent gunshot wound. He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Officers found a person of interest at the scene. That person was taken to the Hazelwood Police Department.

There were at least 19 evidence markers at the scene.

Anyone with information in regards to this case is asked to contact the Hazelwood Police Department Criminal Investigation Team at 314-838-5000 ext. 1.

FOX 2’s Nissan Rogue Runner reporter Jason Maxwell was at the scene. FOX 2 will continue to update this story with more information as it becomes available.

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