Christopher D. Johnson, a 28-year-old black man, was found dead last night around 11:30 p.m. in the 1800 block of Belle Glade Avenue.
The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department says that it received a report of shots fired and arrived at the scene to find Johnson in the alley. He had been shot several times and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The crime scene was just a few blocks northwest of Dr. Martin Luther King Drive and North Vandeventer.
The investigation is ongoing.