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Anthony Brown shot to death while riding bike

7:03 AM, Jan 14, 2013   |    comments
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ST. LOUIS (KSDK) - St. Louis homicide detectives are investigating the city's seventh homicide of 2013, a fatal shooting that happened just an hour after the city registered their sixth killing of the year earlier Sunday evening.

Officers received a call around 11:20 p.m. Sunday night concerning a person down in the 3600 block of Garrison Avenue.  That's where police found 48-year-old Anthony Brown lying in the street atop his bicycle.

Investigators say Brown had a puncture wound to his mouth and face, and was pronounced dead at the scene.  Officers recovered several shell casings near the body of the victim as well.

At this time, police have no located any witnesses to the shooting, and have not identified any suspect.  If you have any information in the investigation, call CrimeStopper at 1-866-371-TIPS.


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