St. Paul police investigate homicide in Battle Creek neighborhood
Police were investigating a homicide in the Battle Creek neighborhood of St. Paul Thursday afternoon.
According to St. Paul Police, officers responded to reports of shots fired at 12:50 p.m. near White Bear and Suburban avenues.
There, officers found a man lying in the parking lot, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. They secured the scene and began rendering aid before medics transported the victim to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.
An investigation is underway. No arrests had been made as of Thursday afternoon.
Anyone with information is asked to call police at 651-266-5650.
It’s the 28th homicide of the year in St. Paul.
The Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office will release the victim’s identity at a later time.
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HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION— Saint Paul Police Department (@sppdmn) September 23, 2021
Our investigators are at the intersection of Suburban Avenue and White Bear Avenue after a person was shot and killed this afternoon.
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