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Altercation results in one dead in Flordell Hills Sunday afternoon

The victim's identity has not been released at this time.
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FLORDELL HILLS, Mo. — St. Louis County police detectives are investigating a shooting Sunday afternoon in Flordell Hills that left one man dead.

The shooting occurred just after 4:30 p.m. at the intersection of Glenboro Drive and Gaylord Drive.

Police said two men were engaged in an altercation at the intersection. One of the men was shot and killed.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity has not been released.

A suspect was taken into custody, according to police.

Police asked anyone with information to call CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS (8477) or 636-529-8210.

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.

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."

The Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis has an anti-crime program called “Safety Net for Youth Initiative,” which is a joint partnership with St. Louis Public Schools to provide services to at-risk youth.

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.

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