ST. LOUIS — Homicide detectives are investigating after a 23-year-old man was killed Saturday night in a shooting in north St. Louis.
According to an incident report from the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, the man killed in the shooting was identified as 23-year-old Tyler Robinson.
Police said they were called to the 8800 block of Lowell Street at around 9:50 Saturday night for a report of a shooting, but were not able to find anything.
About 20 minutes later, they received a call from an area hospital, where man had arrived with injures from a shooting just a few blocks from the original call.
When they went to the new scene, the 8800 block of North Broadway, they found evidence of a crime.
Robinson was transferred due to the severity of his injuries, but he died a short time later.
The homicide division is handling the ongoing investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the homicide division at 341-444-5371 or leave an anonymous tip with CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS (8477).
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