Fight inside U. City club ends with man shot, killed in parking lot

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by KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on March 7, 2013 at 6:21 AM

Updated Thursday, Mar 7 at 5:55 PM

UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. (KMOV) – Homicide detectives are investigating the shooting death of a man outside a University City club Wednesday night.

 

Police say 20-year-old Preston Freeman was shot in the chest outside Club Escalade on 7828 Olive Blvd shortly before midnight. He was then driven to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The investigation revealed Freeman was involved in an altercation inside the venue before it spilled out into the parking lot, where shots were fired.

Three black males were seen leaving the scene in a dark-colored Chevrolet Impala, traveling east on Olive.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call University City Police-Bureau of Investigations at 314-725-2211 ext. 8010 or Crime Stoppers at 866-371-TIPS.

 

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