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Homicide investigation underway after man's body found in North County

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A body was found in North St. Louis County Thursday afternoon. A body was found in North St. Louis County Thursday afternoon.
NORTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KMOV.com) -

An investigation is underway after a man's body was found alongside a road in North County Thursday afternoon.

According to police, Perry Cal, 23, was shot by an unknown suspect in the 8400 block of Lowell Lane at 12:48 p.m.

When police arrived at the shooting scene they could not find the man that witnesses reported had been shot. Police also searched area hospitals for a shooting victim but could not locate the man.

Around 3 p.m., officers with the St. Louis County Police Department were called to the area of Riverview and Prigge for a man who sustained gunshot wounds to the back and shoulder. Cal was pronounced dead at the scene.

The homicide unit was contact and they discovered the victim was the one from the shooting on Lowell Lane.

The investigation is ongoing.

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