Double shooting leaves one dead

ST. LOUIS (KSDK) - One man was killed and a woman seriously injured following a double shooting in the Fountain Park neighborhood, the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department said Wednesday.

According to Leah Freeman, a police spokeswoman, the shooting occurred around 2 p.m. in the 1300 block of Walton Avenue in north St. Louis.

A 29-year-old man and 26-year-old woman were taken to a local hospital where the man eventually died. The woman is listed in serious but stable condition with a chest wound.

According to police, the two were walking south on Walton with three others when someone from a tan car opened fire toward a white SUV at Walton and Page.

The investigation continues.

NewsChannel 5 will have more information on this story as it becomes available.


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