EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (KMOX) — Investigators believe the man whose body was found near an East St. Louis housing project may have been shot between 5 and 7 a.m. Wednesday.

Chief Michael Floore tells KMOX shots were heard in the John DeShields complex on Bond Avenue at about that time, but officers didn’t find anything.

A resident reported finding the victim’s body in a car at about 7:30 this morning.

Investigators are now trying to confirm the victim’s identity and the cause of his death.


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