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Man fatally shot in St. Louis grocery store parking lot Saturday evening

Police said a 38-year-old man was found shot multiple times shortly after 5:30 p.m.
Credit: Jimmy Kruckow, KSDK

ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting that took place Saturday evening in St. Louis' Wells-Goodfellow neighborhood.  

Police said a 38-year-old man was found shot multiple times shortly after 5:30 p.m. in the parking lot of a Price Chopper store near the intersection of Goodfellow Boulevard and Maffitt Avenue. 

The man was not conscious or breathing at the scene, police said.

Police said he was shot while inside a car then got out and ran to the store. 

Police said a woman shot him and fled the scene in a Nissan vehicle. Police said a woman was taken into custody. She has not been charged as of this writing.

He was identified as 38-year-old Troy Bond of Kennerly Avenue in The Ville neighborhood.

St. Louis police's Homicide Division was requested to investigate the fatal shooting. 

No additional information about the victim was immediately released.

This is a developing story. 5 On Your Side will update information as it is confirmed. 

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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