Police ID man fatally shot in north St. Louis Thursday afternoon - KMOV.com

Police ID man fatally shot in north St. Louis Thursday afternoon

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NORTH ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -

Police have identified a man that was fatally shot in north St. Louis Thursday afternoon.

Jacobi Taylor, 21, of the 8800 block of Shady Grove, was shot after exiting a gray vehicle with three suspects in the 3800 block of Greer. When the four people exited the vehicle, a gun battle began between at least one of the suspects and Taylor.

While the shots were being fired, Taylor and one of the suspects ran in different directions from the scene. The two other suspects entered the gray vehicle and drove from the scene.

Taylor's body was found at the intersection of Prairie and Greer. He was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

According to police, a large plastic bag containing suspected marijuana was found at the scene.

No weapons were recovered.

The investigation is ongoing.

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