Police: 20-year-old pharmacy student shot in South City

ST. LOUIS (KSDK) – A 20-year-old Wisconsin man was fatally shot early Saturday morning while he was standing in the backyard of a south city home.

It happened at 12:55 a.m. in the 2700 block of Accomac. The victim – identified as Nicholas Kapusniak of Waukesha, Wisc. – was with a group of friends when someone fired shots in their direction from an eastbound white sedan.

Kapuskiak suffered a gunshot wound to the upper left side of his torso, and was later pronounced dead by EMS. His family says he was a third-year student at the St. Louis College of Pharmacy.

An investigation into the case is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call 1-866-371-TIPS. Callers can be anonymous, and could be eligible for a $1,000 reward.


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