ST. LOUIS — A man was killed late Thursday night after a shooting in north St. Louis.
According to the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, the shooting happened at about 11:50 p.m. Thursday in the 1300 block of Bayard Avenue, near Page Avenue. There, officers discovered a victim on the ground with a gunshot wound to his leg.
Police said the victim was taken to an area hospital, where he later died due to his injuries. He was not identified as of Friday morning.
The Homicide Division assumed the ongoing investigation.
Anyone with information about the shooting was asked call the Homicide Division directly at 314-444-5371. To remain anonymous, contact CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS (8477).
This is a breaking news story. 5 On Your Side will update it as more information becomes available.
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