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Man shot and killed in north St. Louis early Sunday morning

His identity has not been released.
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ST. LOUIS — A homicide investigation is underway after a man was shot and killed in St. Louis' Mark Twain neighborhood Sunday morning.

The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department responded to the shooting at 4:58 a.m. on the 4900 block of Thekla Avenue and found a man with a gunshot wound to his abdomen.

He was pronounced dead. His identity has not been released.

This is a developing story. It will be updated as more information becomes available.

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