St. Louis news: Man shot in south St. Louis Friday evening

ST. LOUIS – An investigation is ongoing after a man was shot and killed in the Lindenwood Park neighborhood of St. Louis on Friday night.

According to the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department incident report, officers reacted to the 3300 block on Leola Avenue around 6 p.m.

According to the police report, a man in his fifties was found with a gunshot wound to the eye.

Police said he was conscious and barely breathing when they arrived. He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

No further details were provided.

This is a developing story and will be updated as soon as 5 On Your Side receives more information.

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