MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — One person is dead after a shooting near the intersection of Rice Street and West Wayzata Street in St. Paul Sunday around 5 p.m., the St. Paul Police Department said.

Police said a man was found in a vehicle with a gunshot wound in the 900 block of Rice Street. He was unconscious and not breathing. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Sgt. Mike Ernster said it’s the 29th fatal shooting in 2019 in St. Paul.

“We are working with our local, state and federal partners to hold the people responsible that are pulling the trigger,” Ernster said.

Police said officers are searching for a suspect and witnesses.

“It’s frustrating I’m talking to you about this again,” Ernster said.

Those with information are asked to call St. Paul Police Homicide Unit at 651-266-5650.

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