18-Year-Old Found Shot Dead in East St. Louis

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) – Ambulance workers found an 18-year-old man shot dead in East St. Louis.

The Belleville News-Democrat reports Roman Brooks was found in snow and a pool of blood early Friday.

East St. Louis Assistant Police Chief Ronald Ike says the teen was found in front of a house.

Ike says police received a call before 5 a.m. from ambulance workers reporting that they found the teen.

Police say they have no suspects but are investigating with help from Illinois State Police.

It’s the 20th homicide in East St. Louis this year.

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