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Major Case Squad activated in Hazelwood homicide

HAZELWOOD, Mo. – The Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis was activated over the weekend to investigate a murder at a Hazelwood apartment complex.

The incident occurred Saturday, July 14 around 10 p.m. at Knollwood Apartment Homes.

Hazelwood police responded after receiving multiple calls of shots being fired. When officers arrived, they found a male victim with gunshot wounds. Officers tried to resuscitate the victim. The victim was transported to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Hazelwood police then requested the Major Case Squad’s assistance in the homicide investigation.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Major Case Squad at 314-244-7400 or Crime Stoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS or the CrimeStoppers website.