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Police ID man pronounced dead after being shot in Walnut Park West neighborhood Tuesday

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ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – A 25-year-old man was pronounced dead after being shot in the stomach in the Walnut Park West neighborhood Tuesday afternoon.

After being shot in the 5500 block of Era around 2:55 p.m., the victim, later identified as Jarod Rucker, was taken to the hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

Before succumbing to his injuries, Rucker told police he was shot by the occupants of a dark-colored vehicle as they drove past. 

The investigation is ongoing. 

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