Police ID man shot, killed outside U. City club

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by KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on March 7, 2013 at 4:58 PM

Updated Thursday, Mar 7 at 10:30 PM

UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. (KMOV) – Police have identified a man  who was shot and killed outside a University City club Wednesday night.

Police say 20-year-old Preston Freeman was shot in the chest outside Escalade Bar and Grill 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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