SOUTH ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- Detectives are searching for witnesses in connection to a deadly south St. Louis shooting Tuesday. 

Just before midnight, dispatchers got call from a person who spotted the lifeless body of a man in an alley in the 2700 block of Wyoming Street. Once police arrived, they found 19-year-old Jerell Berry shot and killed. 

This murder marks the 161th homicide in the city which is a 25 percent decrease from last year. Around this time, there were 214 homicides in St. Louis City.

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