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Man shot in Hillsdale yard, police searching for leads

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(KMOV) –- A 24-year-old man was shot and killed in a Hillsdale front yard in north St. Louis County shortly after 8 p.m. on Wednesday, police say.

This happened in the 2100 block of 68th Street near St. Louis Avenue. The victim has been identified as Hakim Banks.

According to police, Banks was found in a garage in that block after Hillsdale police responded to a call reporting gunshots.

Investigators on the scene collected evidence and interviewed residents for potential leads.

One witness did tell police that he saw someone in an alleyway at the time shots were fired, but said he did not see anyone get shot.

Banks was pronounced dead at the scene.

No arrests have been made and police have not released any information about possible suspects.

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