Investigators: 2 men killed in shooting in eastern Missouri


Police investigate the scene of a shooting near the Chinatown neighborhood where four people were shot in an apparent road rage incident on September 19, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. A 6-month-old infant boy and a thirteen-year-old girl were among the victims. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

SULLIVAN, Mo. (AP) — Officials in eastern Missouri say two men were killed Friday morning in shooting in Franklin County. The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office says deputies were called around 5:30 a.m. Friday to Lollar Branch Road at Sullivan and found two men with gunshot wounds. One victim, a 23-year-old man from Gray Summit, was pronounced dead at the scene. The second man, a 24-year-old from St. Clair, was taken to a hospital, where he died. Officials have not released their names. Investigators say they’ve questioned a witness to the shooting and believe the victims were targeted.

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