Man fatally shot while inspecting vehicle's tires on I-70, polic - KMOV.com

Man fatally shot while inspecting vehicle's tires on I-70, police say

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Crews investigate the scene of a shooting on Interstate 70 on Saturday, June 3, 2017 (Credit: KMOV) Crews investigate the scene of a shooting on Interstate 70 on Saturday, June 3, 2017 (Credit: KMOV)
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

A man was shot and killed while checking his vehicle’s tires on westbound Interstate 70 near East Taylor over the weekend.

According to police, 25-year-old Michel McLaurin was shot in the chest when he stopped at the center median on the interstate to check his vehicle’s tire around 3 a.m. Saturday.

After being shot, McLaurin was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounce dead.

The westbound lanes of the interstate were temporarily closed at Broadway as police investigated the incident.

Information regarding a suspect has not been released.

The investigation is ongoing.

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