Police ID 22-year-old killed near Fairground Park Friday afternoon

A 22-year-old man was shot in the chest in the 3900 block of Palm on Friday. Credit: KMOV

Police said a man was shot and killed in the Greater Ville neighborhood Friday afternoon.

Twenty-two-year-old Cornell Nelson was shot in the chest around 4:45 p.m. in the 3900 block of Palm, which is a block away from Beaumont High School and Fairground Park.

Nelson was pronounced dead at the scene.

Homicide detectives are investigating.

Copyright 2018 KMOV (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.

Recommended for you