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Man shot and killed in south St. Louis

He has been identified as 39-year-old Edward Dixon

ST. LOUIS — A man was shot and killed in St. Louis' Benton Park West neighborhood Sunday morning.

The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department responded to the area of Minnesota Avenue and Utah Street at 3:33 a.m. Edward Dixon, 39, was found lying in the street with a gunshot wound to his torso. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The suspect is unknown at this time

A homicide investigation is underway. Anyone with information is asked to call the department's Homicide Division at 314-444-5371, or to remain anonymous and possibly receive a reward, contact CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS(8477).

Three other people were shot and killed in St. Louis overnight. 

At 12:19 a.m., two men were found dead inside a car in north St. Louis. 

And around 2 p.m., a teenage girl believed to be about 16 years old was found dead inside a car in south St. Louis. A 21-year-old man who was also inside the car was taken to the hospital with gunshot wounds.

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