Shooting victim transported to Bellefontaine Neighbors police station dies

A gunshot victim who was transported to the Bellefontaine Neighbors police station died of his injuries Monday night, police said.

At approximately 6:15 p.m. , a vehicle containing one male victim suffering from gunshot wounds drove to the City of Bellefontaine Neighbors police station for help. The vehicle was driven and occupied by friends of the victim.

Officers from the Bellefontaine Neighbors Police Department contacted an ambulance immediately and the gunshot wound victim, a 23 year old male, was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

While the victim was being transported, officers on the scene received more information that the shooting occurred on a parking lot of the Oak Park Apartments, which is in the 11000 block of Estrada, located in the North County Precinct of St. Louis County.

The investigation was taken over by detectives with the St. Louis County Police Department Bureau of Crimes Against Persons.

Approximately one hour later, the victim died from his injuries.

The victim will be identified once an autopsy is completed and next of kin has been notified.

Please contact the St. Louis County Police Department at 636-529-8210 or CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS(8477) if you have any information regarding the incident.

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