Man identified in fatal shooting in North City alley

Published: May. 25, 2023 at 11:26 AM CDT|Updated: May. 27, 2023 at 10:49 AM CDT
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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - A man was found fatally shot in an alley in North City Thursday morning.

St. Louis police have reported that 22-year-old Erik Alford-Smith was killed in the shooting. According to St. Louis Metropolitan Police, there was a call for a shooting in the 4800 block of Margaretta just before 11:00 a.m.. Police say they found a man in his 20s, shot in a rear alley near Farlin and Margaretta. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371-8477 and leave an anonymous tip.