Investigators say the victim was shot multiple times. He died at a local hospital. Police crime scene vans were at the scene on West Florissant and Thrush in North St. Louis. The shooting happened around 11:50 p.m. outside the Northway Market on an adjacent lot.
Police say someone just walked up and shot the man and then took off. A worker from the store, which was open during the shooting, heard the shots and called police. At this point, investigators are saying that the victim is an black male in his late 20s.
His name has not yet been released. Police say they have no suspect information. They also don't have a motive for the attack although investigators say they do not think it was a robbery.
The victim was not a store employee.