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Man dies inside a home after being shot in St. Louis

The shooting was reported just before 2 a.m. Monday.

ST. LOUIS — A 23-year-old man died from gunshot wounds in a home Monday morning on North 20th Street. 

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department said it received a call for a shooting just before 2 a.m. Monday in the 3900 block of North 20th Street. 

Upon arrival, officers located a man dead with gunshot wounds. 

The victim was identified as Kayzorn Buckner of St. Louis. 

Police had not identified any suspects as of Tuesday.

The Homicide Division is investigating the shooting. 

Anyone with information is urged to call the Homicide Division directly at 314-444-5371, or anyone with a tip who wants to remain anonymous and is interested in a reward can contact CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS (8477).

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Resources for crime victims:

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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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