FROM STAFF REPORTS STLtoday.com
The Major Case Squad is asking for help in a shooting in East St. Louis that left a St. Louis man dead on the street.
Police found the body of Daniel D. Mathis, 28, in the 700 block of Veronica in East St. Louis about 2:30 a.m. Friday. Authorities went to the residential area after receiving a 911 call reporting shots fired.
Mathis lived in the 4400 block of Cottage Avenue in St. Louis, authorities said.
Capt. Kenneth Rozell of the Granite City Police Department is heading the Major Case Squad investigation. He said investigators want to locate a gold or tan colored, four-door Nissan car that was seen in the area.
Authorities also want to hear from anyone with information about Mathis' whereabouts before the shooting.
Anyone with information can call the Major Case Squad at 618-482-6607 or the East St. Louis Police at 618-482-6767. Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the arrest of a suspect.