Police: Suspect with assault rifle shoots, kills man in St. Louis

Police: Suspect with assault rifle shoots, kills man in St. Louis

Police are searching for a suspect after a 20-year-old man was shot to death while sitting inside a vehicle in the Kingsway East Neighborhood in north St. Louis late Monday night.

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by KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on April 8, 2014 at 11:03 AM

(KMOV) – Police are searching for a suspect after a 20-year-old man was shot to death while sitting inside a vehicle in the Kingsway East Neighborhood in north St. Louis late Monday night.

According to police, the victim was sitting inside a vehicle in the 4800 block of Hammett Pl. around 9:50 p.m. when a red sedan pulled up.

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Police say someone inside the sedan then opened fire with an assault rifle, hitting the victim an unknown number of times.

Officers were called to the scene and found the victim dead. His identity has not been released.

Authorities say the suspect is a black male. Additional information surrounding the shooting was not immediately available.

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