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Monday afternoon gunfire leaves 1 dead in St. Paul

It's the city's 31st homicide of 2020.
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St. Paul police are looking for the person or people responsible for a fatal shooting in the city's North End Monday afternoon.

The shooting was reported just before 2 p.m. in the 500 block of Jessamine Avenue West, and found a male with a gunshot wound.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

At this stage, little has been released publicly about how the victim came to be shot, with officers at the scene looking for witnesses and physical evidence.

The victim will be identified at a later date.

It marks the 31st homicide of 2020 in St. Paul. Last year, there were 30.

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