St. Paul recorded its second homicide of the new year Monday night, when a man was shot in the city's Hamline-Midway neighborhood, authorities said.
Officers responding to a 911 call that came in about 9:30 p.m. found the victim down in the street in the 500 block of N. Prior Avenue suffering from a gunshot wound, said police spokesman Steve Linders.
The man, identified Tuesday by the Ramsey County Medical Examiner's Office as Otis R. Elder, 38, of St. Paul, was taken to Regions Hospital and pronounced dead, Linders said.
As of Tuesday afternoon, no arrests have been made and investigators were trying to determine the motive for the shooting.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call police 651-266-5650.