Police ID St. Louis' 130th homicide victim this year - KMOV.com

Police ID St. Louis' 130th homicide victim this year

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A man was fatally shot in the 4200 block of North 20th Street Wednesday night. A man was fatally shot in the 4200 block of North 20th Street Wednesday night.
NORTH ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -

Police have identified the 130th homicide victim of the year in St. Louis.

Alfred Rogers, 69, of the 1100 block of Kiefer Creek Road, was in a car in the 4200 block of North 20th Street when he sustained gunshot wounds to his head and groin around 6:15 p.m. Rogers was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

A 30-year-old man was also inside the vehicle when the shooting occurred, he was not injured. The passenger told police Rogers was dropping him off at a friend’s home when he heard numerous gunshots.

Witnesses reported hearing several gunshots coming from a vacant home across the street from the victim’s vehicle.

The investigation is ongoing.

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