Officers responded to a 911 call just before midnight, reporting shots fired in the area. When officers arrived, they located an adult male in the alley who was suffering from apparent gunshot injuries. He was unresponsive and not breathing. St. Paul Fire medics responded and pronounced the victim dead on scene.
Patrol officers secured the scene. Homicide investigators were called in and began looking for possible witnesses. The Forensics Services Unit responded and will be processing the scene for evidence and working to determine what led to the shooting and who is responsible for the man’s death. The Video Management Unit will be searching the area for any video footage.
Anyone with information is asked to call 651-266-5650.
The Ramsey County medical examiner will positively identify the victim and determine his 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 40th homicide of 2022 in Saint Paul.