Two men shot while gambling behind South City residence

ST. LOUIS (KSDK) –One man is dead and another is injured after they were shot while gambling behind a south city residence. No suspects have been identified.

Clem Russell, 19, and an unidentified 20-year-old man were in the back of a house in the 3500 block of Pennsylvania when the perpetrator approached them from an alley and began shooting at the group before fleeing the area.

Both Russell and the second victim were taken to the hospital by a private vehicle. Russell, who had gunshot wounds to his back and shoulder, was pronounced dead at the hospital. The other victim is currently listed in stable condition.

An investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS. All callers are anonymous, and could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.


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