St. Louis, MO (KSDK) - St. Louis Homicide detectives are seeking witnesses in an attempt to identify who shot and killed a man found lying in the front yard of a north St. Louis home late Wednesday night.

Police were called to the shooting call around 11:45 p.m. last evening, and located the unidentified 22 year old victim on the ground with several gunshot wounds. The crime scene was identified as a residence in the 4800 block of Northland Place.

The man was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced deceased a short time later.

Authorities say anyone with any information in the case is asked to contact CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS.