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St. Louis Homicide No. 29: Julius Caldwell, 34, Found Lifeless in Car, Shot Multiple Times

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St. Louis metro police officers responded last night to calls of a shooting -- and when they arrived at the 4900 block of Arlington Avenue, they found a bloody scene.

Police say that they located Julius Caldwell, the 34-year-old shooting victim, sitting inside the driver's seat of a parked car. He was "lifeless."

The suspect is an unknown black male who reportedly fled the scene after firing shots at Caldwell and the investigation is ongoing.

Police say that Caldwell lived on the 10000 block of Dorothy Avenue in the Riverview area, just north of the shooting.

Police say that he suffered gunshot wounds to his head, torso and arm and was pronounced dead around 10:30 p.m. before he could even be rushed to the hospital. There are few other details yet in the shooting.

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via Google Maps

This is the 29th homicide in 2013 within city limits.

Here's the full report.

Incident: Homicide
Location: 4900 block of Arlington
Date/Time: 04/21/13 @ 22:19
Victim: Julius Caldwell, 34-year old black male of the 10000 block of Dorothy
Suspect: Unknown black male
Officers responded to a call for a "shooting" and upon arrival, found the victim lifeless in the driver's seat of a vehicle parked in front of the above address. The victim had sustained numerous gunshot wounds to his head, torso and arm. He was pronounced deceased on the scene. Upon investigation, a black male fleeing the scene was reported after the gunfire. The investigation is ongoing.

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