3 shot, 2 fatally, north of downtown St. Louis


ST. LOUIS (AP) — Two people died and a third was injured in a shooting in St. Louis just north of downtown, police said.

The shooting happened around 5:30 p.m, when officers were called to the Near North Riverfront neighborhood for a report of a shooting, police said. Arriving officers found three people with gunshot wounds. Two were pronounced dead at the scene, while a third was taken to a hospital with serious injuries.

All three victims were male. Police did not immediately release their names or ages.

The two people who died were found inside a vehicle, police said. No arrests had been reported by early morning.


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