Updated at 12:55 p.m. with victim's identification.
ST. LOUIS — A victim of a shooting was dead when brought to a hospital after 4 p.m. Saturday, police said.
The victim, Lamont Hill, 18, of the 900 block of O'Fallon, was taken to the hospital in a private car after he was shot in the 900 block of O'Fallon, according to a police report.
St. Louis police released few other details Sunday.
The shooting happened in the Columbus Square neighborhood, just north of downtown. Crime in that neighborhood is up about 19% through June, compared to the same six months in 2019.
Police ask anyone with information to contact homicide detectives at 314-444-5371 or by calling CrimeStoppers to remain anonymous and possibly collect a reward at 866-371-8477.
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