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Man shot, killed on trail near north St. Louis riverfront during robbery attempt ID'd

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A man was shot on the Riverfront Trails Bike Path Friday (Credit: KMOV) A man was shot on the Riverfront Trails Bike Path Friday (Credit: KMOV)

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A  51-year-old man was fatally shot near a biking trail along the Mississippi River under the Merchant Bridge Friday morning.

Quintin Lawrence, of the 4500 block of Alice, was sitting with another man and two women in a white minivan that was parked on the trail near the Metropolitan Sewer District when two men in a Mustang drove up to him and ask for help with a car battery around 11 a.m.

After the Lawrence returned to his car, the suspects announced a robbery and shot him. He died at the scene.

The three other people inside the vehicle were not injured.

The three witnesses told police they did not recognize the suspects and said nothing was taken. There was no presence of drugs at the scene, police said.

The group was in the car was viewing the water.

Police are hoping the city's camera network will help identify the shooter.

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