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Would-be carjacker shot and killed in Penrose Neighborhood

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

A man is dead after attempting to carjack a vehicle in the Penrose Neighborhood Monday morning. 

Just after 7:00 a.m., police said an individual shot the male suspect as the suspect attempted to carjack him. The shooting occurred near the intersection of Newstead Avenue and Anderson Avenue.

The would-be carjacker, later identified as Christopher Nelson, 24, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing. 

News 4 will update this story as more information becomes available. 

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