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UPDATED at 10 a.m. Thursday with victim's name and additional details from police

ST. LOUIS — A man was shot dead late Wednesday night in the city's Wells-Goodfellow neighborhood.

Police said Darrius Delk, 27, was found dead at 11 p.m. Wednesday in the 5600 block of Highland Avenue. Delk lived in the same block of Highland.

Delk had been shot multiple times and was found dead on the porch of a residence, police said.

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Homicide detectives are handling the case. Anyone with information is asked to call the Homicide Division at 314-444-5371 or CrimeStoppers at 866-371-8477.

The Wells-Goodfellow neighborhood had 11 homicides between April and September, according to crime statistics. It had 8 homicides the same period in 2018.

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