UPDATE: U. City High Grad Slain In City Park

Bob Hamilton

UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. (KMOX) – Police in University City are asking for help in sorting out what was behind a gunfight Saturday night in Heman Park.

The University City High School alumni picnic was wrapping up in the park when the guns came out.

A 20-year-old identified as Mario Wallace, a U. City graduate, was shot to death. A 39-year-old man was shot in the leg.

The gunman got away.

Police say the picnic was scheduled to end at 6 p.m., but one group stayed around. The gunfire began around 7:15 p.m.

U. City police are asking anyone with information to give them a call.

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