SOUTH ST. LOUIS ( – Police are continuing to search for leads after a man was shot and killed while socializing at Amberg Park in South City’s Dutchtown neighborhood in April.

Travon Richie

Travon Richie, 23, was shot and killed on April 8, 2019 at Amberg Park.

Travon Richie was shot and killed in the 3800 block of Keokuk around 6:30 p.m. on April 8. The 23-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said between 30 and 50 people, including very small children, were at the park, on the street and at a nearby corner store when the fatal shooting happened.

According to authorities, if a tip leads to the felony arrest of the person responsible, a reward of up to $5,000 may be collected.

Anyone with information is urged to contact CrimeStoppers at 866-371-8477. All tips are completely anonymous and there is no caller ID, voicemail or way to trace an address when called in.

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