Man killed in shooting near Lafayette Square neighborhood

Man killed in shooting near Lafayette Square neighborhood

Man killed in shooting near Lafayette Square neighborhood

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by Stephanie Baumer and Brendan Marks / KMOV.com

KMOV.com

Posted on January 8, 2014 at 6:02 AM

Updated Wednesday, Jan 8 at 12:35 PM

(KMOV.com) – Homicide is investigating after a man was gunned near the Lafayette Square neighborhood south of downtown St. Louis early Wednesday morning.

According to police, a black man in his mid 20’s was found with gunshot wounds to the stomach, clavicle and arm in the back of a home in the 2600 block of Hickory around 12:55 a.m.

The victim, later identified as Romell Clemons, was taken to the hospital, where he later died.

According to police, Clemons was shot by four men who fled in a silver, four-door vehicle.

The incident marked the city's second homicide of 2014. 

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