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Man gunned down near downtown St. Louis statue identified

The incident happened just before 9 p.m. at the intersection of North 13th and Chestnut streets.

ST. LOUIS — Investigators have identified a 32-year-old man who was shot and killed in downtown St. Louis early June. 

The incident happened just before 9 p.m. at the intersection of North 13th and Chestnut streets near the Fireman's Memorial statue in downtown St. Louis on June 1. 

Responding officers found a 32-year-old Derick Conley shot in the head. He was pronounced dead.

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)

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.

The Crime Victim Center of St. Louis has multiple programs to support victims of crime. Crime Victim Center’s programs range from direct services to crime victims as well as “creating awareness and change within the systems they encounter.”

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 the Neighborhood Healing Network, which serves people who have experienced crime, violence or been the victim of an incident that caused trauma.

Cure Violence is an international organization that is present in a handful of St. Louis neighborhoods. Violence interrupters are trained to deescalate violent situations within their own communities.


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