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St. Louis police seek persons of interest in fatal MetroLink shooting

St. Louis police have released these photos six people of interest in the MetroLink shooting that killed a 57-year-old man.
St. Louis police have released these photos six people of interest in the MetroLink shooting that killed a 57-year-old man. St. Louis Police Department

St. Louis police have released photos and descriptions of six persons of interest in the MetroLink shooting that killed a 57-year-old homeless man.

A release from the agency stated that detectives are seeking to identity the people in the photos released. The police also released the following descriptions:

▪ Black man wearing a dark gray hooded jacket, a black skull cap with white lettering and dark jeans.

▪ Black man wearing a light blue hooded sweatshirt and light sweat pants.

▪ Black man wearing a black or navy polo hooded jacket, a black skull cap and light sweat pants.

▪ Black man with a heavy build and medium dreadlocks, wearing an army green puffy coat with a hood.

▪ Black woman wearing a white vest with a dark shirt underneath and bright blue pants.

▪ Black woman with long braids, wearing a black jacket with pink on the sleeves and black pants.

The shooting came from inside a train, where a father and son were being harassed by four men and two women, St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson said Monday.

The shot hit Mac Payne, a homeless man living in St. Louis, in the head. He died Tuesday.

On Monday afternoon, police were looking for a person of interest. They have since located that person, according to Leah Freeman, a spokeswoman for the police department.

Anyone who can identify these persons of interest is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 866-371-8477.

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