Five Injured in Two Separate Shootings in Downtown St. Louis Today
The first shooting occurred around 12:52 this morning when three people -- described by police as black males ages 17, 19 and 20 -- were shot in a parking lot at the corner of 14th and Locust (below).
The victims were taken to a hospital, where the 19-year-old is being treated for a gunshot wound to the neck. The 17-year-old victim was shot in the hip, the 20-year-old victim in the thigh.
St. Louis police spokeswoman Katie Sullivan tells Daily RFT that, other than the woman hit by a stray bullet, the shootings do not appear to be random. In both other cases, the victims and the suspects likely knew each other.