1 dead following St. Paul shooting, victim identified

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Police say a man is dead following a shooting in St. Paul’s Frogtown neighborhood.

The man was identified as 31-year-old Jarrell R. Kirk of St. Paul.

According to St. Paul police, the shooting happened after a fight broke out at a home located near Blair Avenue and North Mackubin Street around 10:15 p.m. Tuesday.

When officers arrived, they found Kirk with a gunshot wound and began administering first aid while waiting for medical staff.

Kirk was then taken to Regions Hospital, where police say he was pronounced dead.

No one is in custody as of Wednesday morning, and police say they don’t believe the shooting was random.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call 651-266-5650.

Tuesday night’s shooting marks the 37th homicide in St. Paul this year.

Police said the case remains an active and open investigation.