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Waukesha man killed in drive-by shooting in St. Louis

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ST. LOUIS (WITI) -- Police in St. Louis are investigating the shooting death of a man from Waukesha.

20-year-old Nicholas Kapusniak -- a college student at the St. Louis College of Pharmacy was shot to death around 1:00 a.m. Saturday, March 1st at a home near Accomac and Ohio in the Fox Park neighborhood.

Police say a group of students from the St. Louis College of Pharmacy were gathered in the backyard of a home for a party when a white sedan drove up -- and someone in the vehicle fired gunshots.

The vehicle then fled the scene to the east.

Police say Kapusniak suffered a gunshot wound to the upper left side of his torso. He was carried inside, and EMS crews pronounced him dead.

Police are interviewing more than 30 witnesses. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS. All calls are anonymous. Callers may be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000.

The St. Louis College of Pharmacy has issued the following statement:

"We extend our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Nicholas Kapusniak. Nick was a member of the Doctor of Pharmacy class of 2017 and the Alpha Zeta Omega professional fraternity. He will be missed by all of us.

We are committed to supporting our students through this very difficult time. Our campus counseling team stands ready to help any student who needs assistance."

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