Man fatally shot overnight in St. Paul’s North End neighborhood

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St. Paul police are searching for possible suspects and witnesses after a man was fatally shot overnight in the city’s North End neighborhood.

The shooting, which happened in the last few days of 2022, marked the city’s 40th homicide investigation of the year. The city passed the record number of homicides in one year just over a week ago.

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Responders went to the 500 block of Lawson Avenue West after receiving a 911 call about shots fired just before midnight Tuesday.

Police say they found a man not breathing and suffering from an apparent gunshot wound at the scene, and shortly after, medics confirmed he was dead.

St. Paul authorities are now looking for nearby video surveillance, possible witnesses, and possible suspects.

No additional details are available at this time.

The Ramsey County Medical Examiner will identify the man and confirm his cause of death.

Anyone with information that could aid the investigation should call 651-266-5650.