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Man dies from complications after 2021 shooting in St. Louis

Evan Dorsey, 43, died Friday at a rehabilitation center. His death is now being investigated as a homicide.
Credit: KSDK

ST. LOUIS — A man has died from complications stemming from a 2021 shooting in St. Louis.

The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department announced that Evan Dorsey, 43, of St. Louis died Friday at a rehabilitation center.

The shooting happened on Oct. 7, 2021, near Mimika and Lalite avenues, located in the Walnut Park West neighborhood. They found Dorsey shot in the head inside a car not far from his home. 

Dorsey was treated at a hospital and then transferred to a rehabilitation center, where he remained until he died.

His death is now being investigated as a homicide. Anyone with information is asked to call the police department's Homicide Division directly at 314-444-5371, or to remain anonymous and possibly receive a reward, contact CrimeStoppers at 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.

The Crime Victim Center of St. Louis has multiple programs to support victims of crime. Crime Victim Center’s programs range from direct services to crime victims as well as “creating awareness and change within the systems they encounter.”

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 the Neighborhood Healing Network, which serves people who have experienced crime, violence or been the victim of an incident that caused trauma.

Cure Violence is an international organization that is present in a handful of St. Louis neighborhoods. Violence interrupters are trained to de-escalate violent situations within their own communities.

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