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Square temporarily closes downtown office after man found shot to death nearby

Police identified the man as 36-year-old DeMarco McNeal

ST. LOUIS — Square Inc. closed its downtown St. Louis offices Monday and Tuesday after a man was found shot to death in a nearby plaza Sunday evening.

Police were called to the 1100 block of Dr. Martin Luther King Drive at around 7:45 p.m. for a report of a man shot. When they arrived, they said they found a man dead from a gunshot wound at Interco Plaza.

Police Thursday identified the man as 36-year-old DeMarco McNeal; he was unhoused. 

A statement from Square said the company would remain temporarily closed. The company said it believes the closure is in the best interest of its employees.

No other information about the incident has been provided.

Homicide detectives are handling the ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call homicide detectives at 314-444-5371 or CrimeStoppers at 866-371-8477.

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