Saint Paul homicide investigators are searching for person or people responsible for a deadly shooting that occurred during the afternoon hours in the city’s North End neighborhood.
Multiple people called 911 just before 2 p.m., and officers were dispatched to the 500 block of Jessamine Avenue West on a report of a person who had been shot. When officers arrived, they located a male with an apparent gunshot injury. St. Paul Fire paramedics responded and pronounced victim dead on scene.
Officers secured the scene and began looking for witnesses and any evidence. Homicide investigators are working to determine who was there and what led to the shooting. The department’s Forensics Services Unit will be processing the scene with the hope to find physical evidence that will tell the story of what led to the killing.
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.
This is the 31st homicide of 2020 in Saint Paul.