ST. LOUIS — An investigation is underway after a man was shot and killed in north St. Louis Wednesday morning.
Before 11 a.m., St. Louis police were called to a home in the 1100 block of Aubert Avenue near Fountain Avenue. Once there, they found a man shot inside.
He was rushed to the hospital where he later died. Details surrounding the shooting and the victim's identity have not been released.
This is a developing story and will be updated as 5 On Your Side confirms more details.
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.