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Man shot, killed just north of Dome at America's Center

St. Louis police homicide division is investigating the crime in Columbus Square neighborhood that occurred around 7 p.m.
Credit: KSDK

ST. LOUIS — A man was shot and killed near North 9th and O'Fallon streets on Wednesday, June 23, the St. Louis police department reported. 

When officers arrived on the scene, the male victim was unconscious and not breathing. They found him on the sidewalk suffering from gunshot wounds.

The shooting happened in the Columbus Square neighborhood shortly before 7 p.m., according to police. The crime scene was less than a mile from the Dome at America's Center, where the U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Trials were set to begin the next day.

The man was identified July 1 as 40-year-old Leonardo Jackson.

Homicide detectives are investigating, SLMPD said.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Homicide Division directly at 314-444-5371, or anyone with a tip who wants to remain anonymous and is interested in a reward can contact CrimeStoppers at 866-371-8477.

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