ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – The fifth homicide of the week occurred late Thursday night in north St. Louis.
Police say Michael Barnes, 32, was shot in his left side in the 5000 block of Queens just after 10:00 p.m. Following the shooting, he was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.
According to police, the victim was with two others standing on the front steps of a home when a group of people rushed out of a gangway, started shooting and ran off.
A house and nearby vehicle sustained damage from the gunfire
This is the 118th homicide of the year in St. Louis.