4 killed in overnight shootings as gun violence rattles St. Louis


ST. LOUIS – Within the span of two hours overnight, four people were killed in separate shootings across St. Louis. Three people were murdered in one of those incidents, one person was killed in another incident nearby.

The four murders Monday night took place near the border of the Walnut Park East and Walnut Park West neighborhoods. Police responded to a home in the 5900 block of Lucille just after 9:00 p.m. Investigators say upon arrival they found 36-year-old Jabari Randolph, 40-year-old Jerome Randolph and 29-year-old Kelsey Jackson dead from apparent gunshot wounds.

Meanwhile, in another shooting, St. Louis Police are investigating an incident where a pregnant woman showed up at a local hospital about 8:45 p.m. shot in the stomach. The shooting happened in the Manchester Road/Tower Grove Avenue area in South St. Louis. Police say the woman is in stable condition and the baby is still alive.

Then just after 10:00 p.m. police got another call after shots were fired about a block away on Harney. When police arrived, they found an adult male who had been shot in the head. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Those two murders come after a situation earlier Monday where a man was dropped off at a local hospital around 1:00 p.m. after being shot in the back. He later died from his injures. Few details have been released about where the shooting took place, but the police have confirmed that homicide has been requested to conduct the investigation.

Anyone who might have seen or heard something or has information about the case is asked to call the StLouisMetropolitanPolice Department at 314-444-5371

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