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St. Paul police: Man in pickup truck fatally shot in the head, 14-year-old arrested

It is St. Paul's 22 homicide of the year.

A man in a pickup truck was fatally shot in the head in St. Paul Tuesday evening, police said

St. Paul police responded to the 1200 block of Hazelwood Street, in the city's Greater East Side neighborhood, just before 6 p.m., where they found the man. He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The Ramsey County medical examiner will identify the victim. 

According to police, witnesses who called 911 reported a possible suspect ran from the scene after the shooting. Police set up a perimeter in hopes of catching the suspect, resulting in a possible suspect being brought to the police station to be interviewed. 

The Pioneer Press reports a 14-year-old was the one brought in for questioning, and now they have been arrested on suspicion of murder. 

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call 651-266-5650.

This incident marks St. Paul's 22nd homicide this year. In 2019, there were 30 homicides in the city, crime data show

Note: Details provided in this story are based on the police's latest version of events, and may be subject to change.

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