Police said a man was fatally shot while he was washing his girlfriend's car in Wellston late Sunday morning.

A 41-year-old man from Flordell Hills was washing his girlfriend's car around 11:45 a.m. in the 6200 block of Bartmer in Wellston when a suspect confronted him and opened fire, according to police.

The suspect then fled on foot. Police said they are still trying to determine a motive.

If you have any information about the shooting, call the North County Police Cooperative at 314-427-8000 or CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371-8477.

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