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Identity of man shot, killed near Forest Park released, suspect sought

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Police say they were called to the 5600 block of Pershing just after 9:00 p.m. after man was found shot inside a home. By Stephanie Baumer Police say they were called to the 5600 block of Pershing just after 9:00 p.m. after man was found shot inside a home. By Stephanie Baumer

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) --  Homicide detectives are investigating after a man was found shot to death near Forest Park late Monday night.

Police say they were called to the 5600 block of Pershing just after 9:00 p.m. after man was found shot inside a home. Authorities say the man, who was later identified as 21-year-old LaTunji McElroy was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to police, the 22-year-old suspect, who is known to police, took off on foot following the shooting.

The crime scene was two blocks away from the History Museum and the Visitor’s Center in Forest Park.

 

 

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