ST. LOUIS, MO. (THECOUNT) — Rafael Givens has been identified as the victim in a fatal Wednesday night shooting in St. Louis.

Givens, 33, was shot and killed in the area of north St. Louis late Wednesday night.


Police responded to a call of shots fired in the 9000 block of Halls Ferry Road just after 11 p.m. Wednesday night. Upon arrival, Givens was found suffering from at least one gunshot wound.

Givens was pronounced dead at the scene of gunshot injuries.

Anyone with possible information on the deadly incident should contact police at 911 immediately.


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