Police searching for suspect involved in University City shootin - KMOV.com

Police searching for suspect involved in University City shooting death

Posted: Updated:

UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- The University City Bureau of Investigation has launched an investigation after a man died from gunshot wounds Thursday. 

University City Police responded to a shots fired call around 3:00 p.m. near Plymouth Avenue and Kingsland Avenue. Officers found a gunshot victim on the sidewalk. The victim, a 20 year-old man, sustained multiple gunshot wounds. 

Witnesses said the victim was walking on Plymouth Avenue, coming from Sutter Avenue. That is when a suspect approached the victim and opened fire. The suspect was last seen running south between houses in the 6500 block of Plymouth. 

The victim was transported to the hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. 

The suspect is a man in his early-to-mid-20s. 

Anyone with information about the incident or the suspect is asked to call the University City Police Department at 314-725-2211 or Crime Stoppers at 866-371-TIPS. 

Copyright 2015 KMOV (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly