UPDATED at 9:30 a.m. with name of victim
ST. LOUIS — A motorist was shot to death late Wednesday night in St. Louis, police said.
William Terney, 51, was shot about 10:45 p.m. as he drove in the 6900 block of Southwest Avenue, near the intersection with McCausland Avenue.
Terney was shot in the head and died at a hospital. He lived in the 2600 block of Abbot Place.
The intersection is in the city's Ellendale neighborhood, where reported crime the last six months is up about 35% compared to the same period a year ago.
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