ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- Homicide detectives are investigating the sixth homicide this week in St. Louis.
The incident occurred around 8:30 p.m. Friday in the 1500 block of East Linton. Police say they received a call about a shooting and when they arrived on scene found a man’s body in a backyard.
Police say 35-year-old Edward Price Jr., of the 5200 block of Conde, sustained a gunshot wound to the head. Price was pronounced dead at the scene.
Officials say suspected drugs were found near the victim.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crimestoppers.