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Man dies in early morning shooting

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Detectives begin their investigation of a homicide in the 5200 block of St. Louis Avenue. Detectives begin their investigation of a homicide in the 5200 block of St. Louis Avenue.
Detectives begin their investigation of a homicide in the 5200 block of St. Louis Avenue. Detectives begin their investigation of a homicide in the 5200 block of St. Louis Avenue.
Detectives begin their investigation of a homicide in the 5200 block of St. Louis Avenue. Detectives begin their investigation of a homicide in the 5200 block of St. Louis Avenue.
Detectives begin their investigation of a homicide in the 5200 block of St. Louis Avenue. Detectives begin their investigation of a homicide in the 5200 block of St. Louis Avenue.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

One man was killed after a shooting in the 5200 block of St. Louis Avenue early Friday morning.

A witness told police he and the victim, 53-year-old Willie Edwards, were sitting on his front porch just before 1:30 a.m.

When the witness went into his residence, he heard gunshots outside and saw a dark-colored SUV fleeing the scene.

Edwards sustained gunshot wounds to his stomach and buttocks and was pronounced dead at the scene.

A neighbor told a News 4 photographer he heard five gunshots.

The investigation is ongoing.

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