Homicide units called in after man shot and killed in south St. Louis

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by Carlos Otero / KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on August 15, 2013 at 8:41 PM

Updated Friday, Aug 16 at 8:22 PM

(KMOV) – Homicide detectives were called in by the St. Louis Metropolitan Police to investigate a shooting in south St. Louis on Thursday.

According to police, a man was shot multiple times by an unknown suspect in the 4700 block of Louisiana around 6:30 p.m.

The victim reportedly left the scene on his scooter and drove several blocks to the intersection of Virginia and Eiler before a passerby called 911, police said.

The victim was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Detectives did not immediately say if they have a person of interest in this case or a motive.

Stay with News 4 and KMOV.com for more information as it develops.

 

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