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Man shot to death in Dutchtown Thursday afternoon

The man has been identified as 32-year-old Jason Dudly

ST. LOUIS — One man is dead and two people are cooperating with police after a shooting in St. Louis’ Dutchtown neighborhood.

Officers responded to Dewey Avenue and Osceola Street around 12:30 p.m. where a man was found shot to death.

The man has been identified as 32-year-old Jason Dudly. 

This marks the seventh homicide for the City of St. Louis in so far in 2020.

"I can say that we have the resources that we need to investigate these for every single family out here," Major Mary Warnecke said. "It's hard, it's a lot, but we manage to work through it."

According to the police report, early investigation revealed Dudly and the another person were struggling over a gun. The suspect was taken into custody, interviewed and released pending further investigation, police said.

Earlier Thursday morning, a 33-year-old man was found shot to death in St. Louis’ Dutchtown neighborhood around 2:15 a.m. Johnnie Lee Anderson Jr. was found in between two houses in the 4100 block of Minnesota with multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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