Man Shot and Murdered Near Kiener Plaza in Downtown St. Louis

A man was shot and killed near Kiener Plaza in Downtown St. Louis, and a probe is underway.

Around 3:30 p.m. Thursday, someone was shot in the 700 block of Market Street.

Police say that the attacker first shot a victim near a different part of Kiener Plaza. The victim then tried to run away. The person was shot again after they fell down near the corner of 7th Street and Market Street.

The tweet below confirms the news:

Police have not said how old or who the victim was. At the moment, there is also no information that seems suspicious.

Bommarito Automotive Group’s SKYFox flew over the scene and saw a large number of police officers and a barrier set up around one part of Kiener Plaza Park. As of 5 p.m. Thursday, the scene is still very busy. SkyFOX also saw that some closed windows looked like they had been broken.

The probe is being done by homicide detectives with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department. FOX 2 will put out new information as it comes in.

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