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Man dead after shooting in Dutchtown neighborhood

Police are investigating the shooting as a homicide.

ST. LOUIS — A man is dead after being shot multiple times Thursday morning in St. Louis' Dutchtown neighborhood.

According to St. Louis police, the man was shot shortly after 6:30 a.m. outside in the 4000 block of Iowa Avenue.

Police said the victim was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds and was not conscious or breathing. 

The victim died from his injuries and was pronounced at the scene.

No additional information about the shooting was released.

St. Louis police homicide division is investigating the shooting. Anyone with information is asked to call the homicide division at 314-444-5371. To remain anonymous, call CrimeStoppers at 866-371-8477.

This is a developing story. Information will be updated as it is confirmed by 5 On Your Side.

Resources for crime victims:

If you have been a victim of a crime or know someone who has been, 5 On Your Side has compiled a list of resources.

Better Family Life is a nonprofit community development organization working to "stabilize inner-city neighborhoods." One aspect of its mission is a gun violence de-escalation program.

Life Outside of Violence "helps those harmed by stabbing, gunshot or assault receive the treatment, support and resources they need to find alternatives to end the cycle of violence."

The Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis has an anti-crime program called “Safety Net for Youth Initiative,” which is a joint partnership with St. Louis Public Schools to provide services to at-risk youth.

Cure Violence is an international organization that has recently launched in a handful of St. Louis neighborhoods. Violence interrupters are trained to deescalate violent situations within their own communities.

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