ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the shooting death of a man Sunday night on Alaska Avenue.
According to police, a man was shot in the chest shortly after 11:45 p.m. Sunday in the 7700 block of Alaska Avenue.
The man was not conscious or breathing at the scene of the shooting. On Wednesday, he was identified as 32-year-old Emmanuel Jermaine Jordan of Vinita Park.
Police did not have a suspect in custody, a St. Louis police lieutenant told 5 On Your Side at the scene of the shooting.
St. Louis police's Homicide Division was called to investigate.
This is a developing story. 5 On Your Side will update it with more information as it is confirmed.
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