One dead after homicide near Newell Park in University City

On Friday, police responded to a service call at the 9100 block of Newell Baptist Church Road in University City, where the caller had located a body in a wooded area adjacent to Newell Baptist Church. The call came in around 10 a.m.

The male victim, identified as 19-year-old Damien Alonzo Mackins II, had an apparent gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives are canvassing the area for any witnesses to the incident.

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