Friday night shooting leaves one dead in Saint Paul

Saint Paul police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead during the evening hours of Friday, June 28.

Officers were dispatched to the 1000 block of Suburban Avenue at approximately 8:20 p.m. on multiple reports of shots fired and that a person was shot.

When officers arrived on scene they located an adult male victim laying unresponsive on Earl Street just north of Suburban Avenue with an apparent gunshot injury. Saint Paul Fire paramedics were called to the scene and pronounced the adult male victim dead.

Homicide investigators are interviewing witnesses and canvassing the area in an effort to determine what led to the shooting and who is responsible. The departments Forensic Services Unit is actively processing the scene. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 651-266-5650.

The Ramsey County medical examiner will positively identify the victim and determine an exact cause of death. This information, along with any updates on the case, will be released on the Saint Paul Police Department Twitter account, @SPPDmn.