Shooting in south St. Louis leaves man dead -

Shooting in south St. Louis leaves man dead

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By John Bailey By John Bailey

( -- A shooting in south St. Louis left a person dead Monday night.

The incident happened around 1 p.m. in the 6100 block of Vermont. Police said they believe it was drug-related.

According to investigators, at least three men were inside a car when one of them shot the victim, killing him.

Those living in the area say Monday’s killing is the latest escalation of crime in the neighborhood.

“The neighborhood is getting real bad and drugs are real bad over here and they’re robbing people left and right,” said one resident. “Everything like that. It just ain’t safe for kids”

Police are still searching for two suspects involved in the shooting.

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