Florissant man killed in North City shooting - KMOV.com


Florissant man killed in North City shooting

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An investigation is underway after a Florissant man died hours after being shot in the chest in the Greater Ville neighborhood.

The shooting happened around 8:10 p.m. near the intersection of Vandeventer Ave and St. Louis Ave Friday.

The man, James Taylor, 38, was conscious and breathing when officers arrived but was pronounced dead hours later. 

Homicide investigators were called to the scene at 10:25 p.m.

According to police, Taylor was shot at Midwest Petroleum on Vandeventer and then went to the nearby Midtown Bar and Grill for help.

Anyone with information is urged to call CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS.

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