ST. LOUIS – Two teenage boys were killed and two other people were wounded Wednesday in multiple shootings across the St. Louis area.
St. Louis City homicide detectives were called to the Walnut Park West neighborhood in north St. Louis for a double shooting that left one teenager dead. The shooting occurred in the 6000 block of Shulte Avenue at 8:30 p.m. Police tell Fox 2/News 11 that a second teenager was also shot, but could not elaborate on the condition of the teen.
A teen was murdered in a Jennings alley last night. According to police that shooting happened in the 8300 block of Strathmore Place. Police arrived to find the 17-year-old Caleb Smith dead at the scene. Deryon Thomas, 19, is charged with first degree murder in this shooting.
Meanwhile, a 16-year-old girl is recovering in the hospital someone shot her in the face. Police are still trying to figure out where in north St. Louis she was shot and what led up to the shooting.
Anyone with information is urged to call CrimeStoppers at 866-371-8477.
JUST IN: 19-year-old Deryon Thomas is charged with 1st Degree Murder in the shooting death of 17-year-old Caleb Smith.
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