Police investigate deadly shooting near O’Fallon Park


ST. LOUIS – A shooting near O’Fallon Park left one man dead and two others injured Thursday afternoon.

This is the second shooting near a St. Louis Park within 24 hours.

St Louis City Police responded to a “rolling gun battle” at 1:47 p.m. in the 2000 block of Harris Avenue, which is in the O’Fallon neighborhood.

It’s unclear what led to the shooting.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found a man in his 30s inside of a vehicle shot to death. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 22-year-old man and a 53-year-old man were on the ground suffering from gunshot wounds. They were both transported to an area hospital and listed in serious condition.

Multiple shell casings and crime scene markers were at the scene. St Louis City Police Chief John Hayden said the shooting is a tragedy, as the gunmen remain at large.

Bommarito Automotive Skyfox was over the scene and you can see a crashed vehicle and a downed light pole.

Police are investigating another shooting in a St Louis park in St Louis County. Police responded to Larimore Park in Spanish Lake just after 6 p.m. Thursday for a deadly shooting. 

Authorities identified the victim as 17-year-old Damon White. Many friends and relatives gathered around the park mourning the loss of a White.

Investigators say the white got into an altercation with the suspect and the suspect opened fire Family members say white was an honor roll student  in the Hazelwood school district and will be missed

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