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Man identified after being found shot on parking lot of Earth City business

The victim was identified Tuesday as Demetris Bogard, a 29-year-old man from St. Louis
Credit: KSDK

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. — A man was shot and killed in St. Louis County Monday afternoon.

At 3:50 p.m., officers from the Central County Precinct responded to a call for help in the 3200 block of Rider Trail South, which is near a business complex close to Highway 141 and Interstate 70 in Earth City.

Officers found a man on a parking lot suffering from at least one gunshot wound. Emergency crews rushed him to a nearby hospital. He later died from his injuries.

He was identified Tuesday as Demetris Bogard, a 29-year-old man from St. Louis.

The St. Louis County Police Department’s Crimes Against Persons unit is leading the investigation, “which remains very active at this time,” police said in a news release Monday afternoon.

No other information was released.

Please contact the St. Louis County Police Department at 636-529-8210 to speak to investigators regarding the incident. To remain anonymous or potentially receive a reward, please contact CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371TIPS(8477) if you have any information regarding the incident.

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