Police ID St. Louis' first homicide victim of 2016 - KMOV.com

Police ID St. Louis' first homicide victim of 2016

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NORTH ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -

A 35-year-old man became St. Louis City's first homicide of 2016.

Markel Simms, of the 1500 block of O'Fallon, was shot several times in the 2900 block of Herbert around 7:20 p.m. Friday. He was taken to a hospital, but later died. 

There were 188 homicides that occurred in the city in 2015.

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