ST. LOUIS • St. Louis police identified a homeless man as the victim of a shooting Wednesday in the 4000 block of Cote Brilliante Avenue.
Erick L. Burton, 26, was found dead of gunshot wounds at about 3:15 a.m. Wednesday.
Authorities have not released further information about a motive. They say they have no suspect.
Burton's death was the 191st homicide this year in St. Louis, according to a department tally. There were 188 in all of 2016. There were 172 homicides on the same date last year.