ST. LOUIS – St. Louis police have been summoned to 2 homicides less than 90 minutes apart in north St. Louis. The first homicide happened in the Hamilton Heights neighborhood at 5:15 pm.
Police say officers were dispatched to Martin Luther King and Hodiamont Monday evening for the fatal shooting of an African-American male found in a field.
The second homicide occurred just a few short blocks from the first, in the 1400 block of Belt, where a 20-year-old African-American male was found deceased from a gunshot wound.
Homicide detectives have taken over both investigations.