Man, 26, dead in Monday morning shooting identified

Homicide investigators in the 4900 block of Thrush Avenue Monday (Credit: KMOV)

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – Detectives are investigating after an early morning fatal shooting in the Walnut Park East neighborhood.

Around 4:50 a.m. Monday, homicide detectives were called to the 4900 Thrush Avenue after the shooting victim, identified as 26-year-old Tony Portis, was found dead. Police said Portis was shot while on the porch of a home.

A suspect is not currently in custody.

No other information regarding the shooting have been released.

Copyright 2017 KMOV (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved

Digital Content Producer

Recommended for you