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Carnez Winslett: Three Injured, One Dead in Weekend Drive-By Shooting (Homicide No. 72)

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via Yumi Kimura
It was a bloody weekend in St. Louis.

On Saturday at around 11:30 p.m., police responded to a shooting in the Mark Twain neighborhood in north St. Louis and found four victims lying on the sidewalk and street in front of a residence. Carnez Winslett, a 36-year old black male who police say lived on the block where the shooting took place, was unconscious and suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest.

He was pronounced dead at the hospital a short while later.

A second victim, a 21-year-old male, was his in the abdomen and taken to the hospital in serious condition. A 49-year-old male was also hit and taken to the hospital with gunshot wounds to his buttocks. He was in stable condition, metro police say. The fourth victim was a 38-year-old male who was hit in the ankle and taken to the hospital in stable condition.

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via Google Maps
Durant Avenue.

Witnesses told police that suspects in a silver four-door Sedan had shot at the four victims as they stood on the 500 block of Durant Avenue. Police have no further information to share about the suspects.

Winslett is the 72nd homicide in the city this year. At this same time last year, there were more than 80 murders.

Late Saturday night into early Sunday morning, there were four additional shootings and one stabbing incident. Including the Durant Avenue incident, there were at least nine injuries, several of them serious.

Here are all of the metro police incident reports released Sunday morning.

Crime Summary, SLMPD

For more of Daily RFT's coverage of the latest metro St. Louis homicides, visit our "Big Bloody" archive.

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10 comments
Byron Nichols
Byron Nichols

I worked with Carnez. Did not deserve it. Was a good guy.

Joshua Loyal
Joshua Loyal

Also a very wonderful weekend in #STL. Tons of great live music and art all around the city. Many enjoyed themselves!

Steve Mincer
Steve Mincer

^ lmao. how many murders in chicago last year?...the city your messiah, obama, "organized"?

Couch Pig
Couch Pig

that new police chief is doing a fine job..... have they solved the case of the N word letter yet? I believe that is another hate crime that will also go unsolved....You can do whatever you want in the LOU it is run by imbeciles woohoo go cards...

Vicky Willhelm
Vicky Willhelm

You are so annoying, don't you have a life or something?

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