Deadly shooting takes place in hot-spot patrol neighborhood

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by KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on March 7, 2013 at 10:22 PM

Updated Thursday, Oct 24 at 4:52 AM

(KMOV.com) – Homicide detectives are investigating the shooting death of a north St. Louis man near a hot-spot neighborhood Thursday

Officers reported to the 2200 block of Adelaide for a report of shots fired at 6:40 p.m. to find a 34-year-old male victim laying the grass.

Upon further investigation, officers found the victim suffering from several gunshot wounds to the chest, arm and head. Police transported the victim to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

The College Hill neighborhood has seen an influx of crime over the last year, causing police to increase patrols and presence in this area.

Authorities working with this investigation have not released information on possible suspects at this time.
 

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