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Man dies after being found shot inside crashed SUV in St. Paul, police say

Teen arrested in deadly St. Paul shooting
Teen arrested in deadly St. Paul shooting 00:22

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened Monday night on St. Paul's east side.

Officers were called just after 10:30 p.m. to the intersection of York Avenue and Van Dyke Street near Hazel Park after several 911 callers reported hearing shots fired. 


Officers arrived to find an SUV crashed into a tree with the driver inside suffering from a gunshot wound to his upper body. First responders eventually pronounced him dead at the scene. He was later identified as 22-year-old Royce McKinney of St. Paul.

A 17-year-old boy was arrested during a traffic stop in connection to the shooting.

This is St. Paul's 12th homicide of the year.

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