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Death of man shot while driving is 98th homicide in St. Louis this year


ST. LOUIS — St. Louis police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man killed while driving on Natural Bridge Avenue as the city nears 100 homicides for the year.

The shooting happened Thursday evening. The name of the 27-year-old victim has not been released.

Witnesses told authorities they heard shots then saw the car swerve, hitting two parked vehicles before stopping at a curb. The driver was taken to a hospital, where he died.

The killing is unofficially the 98th homicide in St. Louis this year.

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