Man from Moline Acres found dead in Midtown apartment

19-year-old shot, killed near Central West End
Published: Aug. 10, 2022 at 5:53 AM CDT|Updated: Aug. 10, 2022 at 3:20 PM CDT
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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - Homicide detectives are investigating a shooting that left a teen dead in Midtown.

Just before 12:15 a.m., a 19-year-old man was found shot in the chest in the 300 block of South Grand near Forest Park Avenue. The victim was later identified as Michael Tyrone Scott, Jr. from Moline Acres.

Saint Louis University told News 4 that the individual was not a student. They also said the university does not own or manage the property where the shooting happened.

No other information has been released. Detectives encourage anyone with details to contact the Homicide Division at 314-444-5371 or CrimeStoppers at 866-371-8477.