26-year-old shot, killed in South City

A man was shot and killed in a south St. Louis neighborhood early Friday morning.
Published: Jul. 1, 2022 at 5:51 AM CDT
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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - A man found wounded by officers in south St. Louis died overnight Friday.

Officers found 26-year-old Jerrod Jones Jr dead on the ground next to a parked car around 1 a.m. in the 3500 block of Russell next to the Compton Hill Reservoir near Interstate 44. Police said Jones Jr. was shot in the back of the head. Homicide investigators do not have any suspects as of now.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Homicide Division directly at 314-444-5371, or anyone with a tip who wants to remain anonymous and is interested in a reward can contact CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS (8477).