(KMOV.com) – East St. Louis police are investigating the 20th homicide in the city in 2013.
Police say that just before 5:00 a.m. December 6th, Medstar ambulance workers came upon a gunshot victim. Workers found the teen dead in a pool of his own blood in front of a house on the 1400 block of North 44th Street.
The victim has been identified as 18-year –old Roman Brooks.
No other details have been made available. The investigation is ongoing.