Man found dead in apartment stairwell early Saturday morning

UPDATE: The Ramsey County Medical Examiner has ruled the shooting death as a homicide and identified the victim as Gracson Simmons, 42.

St. Paul police are investigating a suspicious death at an apartment building early Saturday morning.

Police say a man was found dead in an apartment stairwell around 3:30 a.m. on the 1500 block of St. Anthony Avenue.

Investigators are working with the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Officer to identify the man and the official cause of death.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 651-266-5650.