Police investigate murder near Berkeley liquor store

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BERKELEY, Mo. – Homicide detectives with the St. Louis County Police Department are investigating a murder at a Berkeley liquor store.

The shooting occurred around 3:40 p.m. near the Liquor Doctor store in the 8300 block of Airport Road.

One male victim was shot and taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Nearby Airport Elementary School was briefly placed on lockdown as police responded to the scene.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS.