ST. LOUIS — A man who died after being shot in the head at a St. Louis bus stop has been identified by police.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch ( ) reports police identified the victim Thursday as 23-year-old Bryant Carruth.

Police say they were responding to a call about shots fired Wednesday night when they found Carruth at a bus stop unconscious and not breathing, with two gunshot wounds to the head.

Police say Carruth later died at a hospital. Witnesses recall hearing six or seven gunshots. One witness says he saw a white car leave the scene shortly after he heard the shots fired.

Police have no immediate information on suspects.

Information from: St. Louis Post-Dispatch,

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