1 dead in latest St. Paul shooting

Shooting happened in the Dayton's Bluff neighborhood

Mark Freie
September 25, 2019 - 8:46 am

A man is dead following the latest shooting in St. Paul.

Police responded to the intersection of N. Mendota Street and E. Fremont Avenue around 7:20 p.m. Tuesday where they found a man with a gunshot wound to the chest. That man died at the scene.

Several 911 callers reported hearing upward of a dozen shots, as a suspect chased the victim on the sidewalk, according to emergency dispatch audio. The gunman then reportedly ran in the opposite direction.

It's the city's seventh homicide of the month and 21st homicide of the year. Police are attempting to locate witnesses and video footage from the shooting.

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