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Man shot, killed in north St. Louis, suspects at large

4:20 AM, Oct 3, 2013   |    comments
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ST. LOUIS (KSDK) - A 27-year-old man was shot and killed Wednesday night in north St. Louis in a struggle with two robbers.

St. Louis police say a man was shot in the 1300 block of Blackstone around 6:15 p.m. That's where officers found the victim, who had a fatal bullet wound to his upper body. He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Police say the victim was outside when he was approached by two men wearing bandanas across their faces, who announced a robbery. 

A struggle ensued between the victim and the two robbers, one of whom pulled a gun and shot the man. 

The suspects fled the scene before police arrived, and police say they're still at large. 

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS. 

The victim's name has not yet been released. 


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