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Police investigate triple shooting in south St. Louis

(Derrion Henderson, Twitter)

ST. LOUIS – Three people were shot Friday afternoon in south St. Louis.

According to a spokesperson for the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, the shooting occurred around 4:05 p.m. in the 3600 block of Iowa Avenue, located in the Gravois Park neighborhood.

One man was shot in the hand and said to be conscious and breathing. A second male victim was shot in the torso multiple times. He was pronounced dead at the hospital. The third victim, a woman, was shot in the eye but conscious and breathing.

The ages of the victims was not immediately disclosed.