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Officer hears fatal north city shooting, takes suspect into custody after chase

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ST. LOUIS, MO. (KMOV.com) – A 22-year-old man is dead and a suspect is in custody after a shooting in north St. Louis Wednesday afternoon.

Curtis Crawford was fatally shot in the 4700 block of Natural Bridge around 2:30 p.m. Crawford sustained multiple gunshot wounds to his torso and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Witnesses told police they saw the suspect, later identified as Andre Mitchell, approach Crawford and fire numerous shots before leaving the scene.

According to police, an officer was responding to an unrelated call in the area when he heard the gunshots. The officer saw Andre leaving the scene and, after a short foot pursuit, was able to take him into custody.

Officers found two handguns on Mitchell at the time of his arrest.

The investigation is ongoing.

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