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59-year-old man shot, killed in north St. Louis

The shooting happened in the 4900 block of Thekla Avenue Friday night
Credit: KSDK

ST. LOUIS — An investigation is underway after a man was shot and killed in St. Louis’ Mark Twain neighborhood Friday night.

At around 9:14 p.m., police were called to the 4900 block of Thekla Avenue for a report of a shooting.

When officers arrived, they found a 59-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police later identified the victim as Anthony Tolefree, of the 4400 block of Garfield.

The person responsible in this case remains unknown.

Anyone with information on this shooting should call the homicide division at 314-444-5371 or Crimstoppers at 866-371-TIPS (8477).

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