ST. LOUIS — Police are investigating after a 72-year-old man was found shot to death in a pickup truck in St. Louis late Tuesday morning.
Police said they were called to the 3900 block of North 25th Street in St. Louis' Hyde Park neighborhood at around 11 a.m. When they arrived, they found the 72-year-old man shot to death in the driver's seat of the truck.
Police said the man appeared to be suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.
Video from the scene showed multiple evidence markers in the street and what appeared to be bullet holes in the passenger-side door.
He was identified Wednesday as Michael Kelly, of St. Ann.
Homicide investigators are handling the ongoing investigation.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 866-371-8477. Tips can be made anonymously.
Resources for crime victims:
If you have been a victim of a crime or know someone who has been, 5 On Your Side has compiled a list of resources.
Better Family Life is a nonprofit community development organization working to “stabilize inner-city neighborhoods.” One aspect of its mission is a gun violence de-escalation program.
To learn more, call 314-381-8200 or visit https://www.betterfamilylife.org/
Life Outside of Violence “helps those harmed by stabbing, gunshot or assault receive the treatment, support and resources they need to find alternatives to end the cycle of violence.”
To learn more, call 314-327-6697 or email: ProjectLOV@WUSTL.edu
The Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis has an anti-crime program called “Safety Net for Youth Initiative,” which is a joint partnership between and Saint Louis Public Schools to provide services to at-risk youth.
To learn more, visit https://www.ulstl.com/anti-crime-initiative.html
Cure Violence is an international organization that has recently launched in a handful of St. Louis neighborhoods. Violence interrupters are trained to deescalate violent situations within their own communities. To learn more, visit https://cvg.org/