ST. LOUIS – St. Louis police are investigating a double shooting Wednesday that left one dead and a 14-year-old injured.
The shooting happened in the area of Hodiamont Avenue at Romaine Place at about 2:15 p.m. Investigators said the 14-year-old and an 18-year-old were found in a blue vehicle with multiple gunshot wounds. The two teens were sitting in the vehicle when a gunman drove by and opened fire.
Dozens of police swarmed the area after responding to a report of a shooting. There are numerous crime scene markers and shell casings lining the street.
Police said the 14-year-old was conscious and breathing and the 18-year-old male was pronounced dead on the scene. It is unknown at this time what led up to the shooting. Police said the suspect remains at large.
Homicide investigators are working this scene. FOX 2 will continue to update this story with more information as it becomes available. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Crimestoppers at 866-371-TIPS (8477).