Man Killed in St. Paul Shooting Identified

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.


RELATED: Man Arrested in Connection with Fatal St. Paul Shooting

The department provided the identification in a tweet Friday. A suspect, Dewayne Anthony Ivory, was arrested in connection to the shooting Thursday.

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.


Frank Rajkowski

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