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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