St. Paul police arrested a 24-year-old man in connection with Monday’s homicide at the Roosevelt Homes on the city’s East Side.

The suspect, who has not been charged, lived in a unit in the 1500 block of Ames Avenue. The victim, who has not been identified, was found fatally shot on a front patio nearby.

Police spokesman Steve Linders said that the motive is under investigation and that authorities are awaiting a medical examiner’s report before identifying the victim.

Police declined to release other details of the case, citing the ongoing investigation.

Ramsey County spokesman Dennis Gerhardstein said that the county attorney’s office had not been presented a case on the homicide as of Tuesday afternoon.

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