ST. LOUIS – At least six people have been shot and several have died since the start of the weekend, according to the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department.
Since Friday night, there have been five shootings and four deaths in the city limits of St. Louis.
Most recently, a man died around 2:00 p.m. Saturday, December 10, on the 5900 block of Romaine Place in the Hamilton Heights neighborhood. Investigators said the victim suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The first shooting happened downtown around 6:30 p.m. on Friday, December 9, near the 300 block of North 9th Street. The police explained that people in two vehicles fired shots at each other. A teenager was shot in the arm and treated for injuries at a local hospital.
Also at an undisclosed time Friday, there was another shooting on the 700 block of East Taylor Avenue in the North Riverfront neighborhood. Investigators shared that a person with a gun robbed the victim and shot him in the hand, but his injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.
Just after midnight on Saturday, a woman was shot near South Broadway and Loughborough Avenue in the Carondelet neighborhood. The police said the victim was in her 20s and suffered a gunshot wound to the chest.
Around 12:45 a.m., police responded to a double-shooting near Sherry Avenue and Riverview Boulevard in the Walnut Park East neighborhood. One man died after a gunshot wound to the neck. Another man survived after a gunshot wound to the leg.
Just before 8:00 a.m. Saturday, a man died near North Theresa and Bell avenues in the Grand Center neighborhood. The cause of death is unknown, and details are limited in this investigation.
The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department is handling each of these investigations. No arrests have yet been announced. If you have any information about the shootings, contact STLMPD at 314-444-5371, or CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS (8477).
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