Two killed, four wounded in north St. Louis shootings Friday

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-Two men are dead and several other people are wounded after a violent night of shootings in north St. Louis.

The first occurred around 7:30pm Friday at Acme and West Florissant, at the western edge of the Walnut Park West neighborhood. A 22-year-old woman is in serious condition after police say a black SUV pulled up to a group she was with and opened fire. She was shot in the face. A friend drove her to Union and Natural Bridge where they located a police officer. There is no description of a suspect.

Around 9:30pm, a triple shooting occurred in the 900 block of Harlan Avenue in the Baden neighborhood. Three victims drove themselves to the 6100 block of North Broadway, near O’Fallon Park, where police met them. One man in the car, 29-Dante Jones, of north St. Louis had been shot in the head and was pronounced dead at the scene. A 21-year-old man was shot in his arm and a 19-year-old woman was shot in her hand, chest and arm. They are in serious but stable condition. Police have no suspects and no motive for the shooting.

Another shooting occurred around 11:30pm near the intersection of Peck St. and Bailey Avenue, near Fairground Park. A man, identified as Kyle Hill, 19, had been shot in the arm, abdomen, and leg. He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. A second victim, a 20-year-old man, had wounds to in the side of his body and thigh. He is listed in stable condition. The police investigation revealed the victims had gotten into a fight with the shooting suspect after being denied entry to a bar in the 3500 block of Kossuth. As they walked back to their car, the suspect, identified as a 27-year old black male, approached from behind and shot at them. Police are searching that man.

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