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Major Case Squad identifies 18-year-old man shot to death in St. Louis County

The Major Case Squad believes Duan Regans and several others were in the street when multiple gunshots were fired, leaving Regans and one other person shot.
Credit: Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis
Duan Regans

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. — The Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis has identified an 18-year-old man shot to death in Pine Lawn early Monday.

At about 2:20 a.m., police officers with the North County Police Cooperative responded to a call for the victim suffering from a gunshot wound in the 6200 block of Creston Avenue in St. Louis County, according to the Major Case Squad.

The victim was taken to the hospital where he later died from his injuries. He was identified Tuesday as Duan Regans. He lived on the block where the shooting occurred.

The Major Case Squad is continuing to investigate what happened.

Credit: KSDK

So far, they believe Regans and several others were in the street when multiple gunshots were fired, leaving Regans and a 19-year-old man shot. The man was treated and released from a hospital.

One handgun was found at the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Major Case squad at 314-499-6090 or Crimestoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS (8477).

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 with 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/

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