Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Gene Wright Jr: St. Louis Homicide No. 3; California Man Shot Dead in North City

Posted By on Wed, Feb 9, 2011 at 11:13 AM

St. Louis police have identified the man found dead Sunday morning near Interstate 70 in the 1100 block of Ferry (below) in north city.

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The victim, Gene Wright Jr., was from Escondido, California. Witnesses say they heard gunshots around 10:30 a.m. February 6 and saw a man standing over Wright's body. The 29-year-old victim had been shot multiple times in the head.

The suspect drove off in a silver Suzuki with California plates. An investigation is ongoing.

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