Police investigate fatal shooting in yard of home on Pennsylvania Avenue

3:51 AM, Sep 10, 2012   |    comments
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St. Louis (KSDK) - A man was found shot to death in the backyard of a south St. Louis home early Monday.

St. Louis homicide detectives responded to the shooting scene in the 6000 block of Pennsylvania just after 1:15 a.m. Monday and found the man on the ground, already dead.

Investigators said the victim was shot once in the chest.  No witnesses were located and authorities have not identified any potential suspect for the crime.

The victim's name has not been released, pending notification of family members.  Police confirmed the victim was 25 years of age.

Anyone with information can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS.

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