ST. LOUIS - A 50-year-old man was shot and killed Sunday night in the Marine Villa neighborhood, the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department said.

According to Leah Freeman, a police spokeswoman, the shooting took place around 10:35 p.m. in the 3600 block of Salena Street. Officers found the victim, identified as Kelvin Dawson, suffering from gunshot wounds to the upper body. Dawson was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Freeman said Dawson and several friends were inside a home on that street when an unidentified person came to the residence and shot him.

The investigation remains ongoing.

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