One dead after gunman opens fire on overpass in St. Louis

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-- Two people were shot this afternoon possibly with a high-powered rifle fired from an overpass in north St. Louis.

This happened around 3pm Thursday in the area of Adelaide and Hall. Both victims were located two different vehicles.

Police say a man in his 50s suffered a gunshot wound to the chest. He was pronounced dead at a hospital.

A second victim suffered a gunshot wound to the torso. He is conscious and was taken to the hospital.

The overpass at Adelaide and Hall is being closed to vehicle traffic as of now.

Witnesses told police the gunman was waiting for a car to come over the hill. The victims that were shot were not the intended target.

Police are searching for two suspects seen wearing a ski mask. The suspect vehicle is a black Dodge Charger.

Police say well over 50 shots were fired at the scene.

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