Police investigate deadly shooting at Blanchette Park

ST. CHARLES, Mo (KSDK) -- St. Charles Police are investigating a shooting at Blanchette Park that left one man dead.

Officials were called out just before 7:00 p.m. Saturday.

Two men were involved in an argument near the picnic area and shelters 3 and 4 in the park, just across from the swimming pool.

The victim was shot and transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Witnesses say they heard a pop and say the shooter took off running. When officers arrived they began searching for a suspect with a helicopter.

The victim has been identified as Martell Crump, 24, of St. Charles.

The suspect was known to the victim and is still at large.

Any person having any information in reference to this crime is asked to contact the St. Charles Police Department at 636-949-3330 or can do so anonymously through St. Charles Crime Stoppers at 636-949-3333.


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