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NORTH ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- A shooting in the Old North St. Louis neighborhood left a man dead Friday night, police said. 

St. Louis City officers were patrolling the area of Black and St. Louis Ave around 10:35 p.m. when they heard gunshots. Moments later, they found John Bailey Jr., 30, lying on the sidewalk dead. He was shot in his chest. 

Homicide detectives are handling the investigation. Anyone with information should call CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS (8477) or local police.

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