Tommie Johnson: St. Louis Homicide No. 20; Found Dead in Vacant Lot

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The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department yesterday identified the man killed Saturday night in the 5500 block of Labadie (below) in north city.

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Authorities responded to the area around 8 p.m. on March 12 after receiving a report of gunshots in the area. Tommie Johnson, a 48-year-old resident of the neighborhood, was found lying dead in a vacant lot. He'd been shot once in the head. Police say they're pursuing a strong lead in the case.

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