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East St. Louis man found dead in Mercedes Benz on WB I-64

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Police investigating fatal shooting on westbound I-64 near Grand Ave. ( Credit: KMOV) Police investigating fatal shooting on westbound I-64 near Grand Ave. ( Credit: KMOV)
Detectives comb through the scene of a fatal shooting on I-64 Saturday. ( Credit:KMOV) Detectives comb through the scene of a fatal shooting on I-64 Saturday. ( Credit:KMOV)
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

Police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened on westbound Interstate 64 Saturday. 

Emergency crews arrived on scene at 2:30 p.m. just past Grand Ave and quickly shut down all lanes of traffic.

Upon arrival, officers found 29-year-old FrenchEric Nelson, of East St. Louis, dead in the driver's seat of a red Mercedes Benz SUV with a gunshot wound to the chest, police said.

Just past 4:30 p.m., crews reopened all lanes to the public.

No additional information has been released. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to contact CrimeStoppers at 1-866-341-TIPS.

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