October 19, 2018 02:16 PM
The video above originally aired Thursday
St. Paul police have identified 40-year-old Eddie Cortez Smith as the man killed in a shooting Wednesday night on the 800 block of Rice Street.
The department provided the identification in a tweet Friday. A suspect, Dewayne Anthony Ivory, was arrested in connection to the shooting Thursday.
UPDATE: Homicide victim from Wednesday Oct. 17 incident on Rice Street has been identified as Eddie Cortez Smith, 40, of Saint Paul, MN. Investigation is ongoing.— Saint Paul Police Department (@sppdmn) October 19, 2018
Police reported they were called to the scene around 11 p.m. Wednesday on a report of a man shot. At the scene, officers found Cortez with a gunshot wound, as well as two handguns.
Cortez was taken to Regions Hospital, where he later died.
Updated: October 19, 2018 02:16 PM
Created: October 19, 2018 12:45 PM
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