1 Dead After Shooting In Black Jack

BLACK JACK, MO (KTVI) – One person is dead and and another is wounded after a shooting at a home on Patricia Ridge Drive near Black Jack, MO.  According to St. Louis County Police, three men were waiting in the home for a meeting with three other men.  Police do not know the nature of the meeting but, shortly after it started an argument started and gunfire rang out.

One of the men visiting was shot and killed and one of the men originally in the house was shot and transported to a local hospital. His condition is listed as serious at this time.

The other two men originally in the home call 911 and stayed in the house until police arrived. The other two men that arrived with the man shot and killed fled the scene. They were arrested in a house a few blocks away.

Police say this is an isolated incident. A gun was found at the house will be sent to the crime lab to determine if it was the weapon used.

The investigation into the incident continues. No identities have been released.

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