St. Paul police investigating fatal shooting in Dayton Bluff neighborhood

Saint Paul officers are on the scene of a shooting at the intersection of 3rd Street East and Earl Street. (Credit SPPD)  (Supplied)

A man was shot and killed in the Dayton Bluff neighborhood of St. Paul Thursday afternoon, according to police. 

The St. Paul Police Department said officers responded to a reported shooting around 2 p.m. at the intersection of 3rd Street East and Earl Street, where they found a man suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. 

Paramedics arrived and pronounced the man dead at the scene. The Ramsey County Medical Examiner will identify the victim and determine his cause of death. 

Police said a possible suspect was taken into custody for further questioning, but no charges have been filed. Authorities did not say what led to the shooting. 

The incident remains under investigation. Thursday's shooting was St. Paul's 19th homicide of 2023.