ST. LOUIS (KSDK) - St. Louis police have their work cut out for them as they investigate seven shootings with 17 victims, as well as a stabbing incident that is being investigated by homicide detectives.
Gunfire was first reported around 10:30 p.m. in the 4700 block of Highland where four teenagers, ages 17, 15, 14 and 13, were struck by flying bullets while visiting outside a home.
About twenty minutes later, in the 700 block of Aubert,three young adults were targeted by gunfire while they were standing near a car and a man with an assault rifle approached and began shooting.
At 11:20 p.m. in south St. Louis, a 40-year-old man was walking when he was approached by a man holding a handgun and demanded the victims cell phone. As the victim was reaching into his pocket to hand over the property, the suspect shot the victim in the knee, then fled.
Just past midnight, a 26-year-old man was shot in the lower leg outside a business in the 5300 block of North Broadway. The male suspectran from the scene.
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And just after 1 a.m. this morning in the 1900 block of Warren Avenue in north city, a drive-by attack on five people who were both inside and outside a residence at the address.
Police said two of the victims on Warren were leaving an apartment when an unidentified gunman, who was standing across the street with armed with an AK-47 assault rifle, opened fire. The couple ran back into the building, with the gunman still firing into the home.
Once the shooting ended, the gunman fled and police found five people shot. Those victims were described as an 18-year-old woman with gunshot wounds tothe knee and leg; two men, ages 22 and 23, both shot multiple times; and a 21-year-old woman who was shot in the back. Those four victims were hospitalized in stable condition.
The fifth victim, a 20-year-old woman was shot in the arm and lower body, was taken to the hospital in critical condition.
On Tuesday afternoon, the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department Tweeted that the overnight shootings appeared to be "isolated incidents involving personal disputes."
So far, no arrests have been made in any of the incidents and the investigations are ongoing. Anyone with information on these shootings is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS.