FLORISSANT (KSDK) – Two people are injured and a man is dead after a fight outside of a Florissant bar.
Police were called to Pirate's Cove bar at 470 Howdershell Road after receiving a report of gunshots. When they arrived, they determined that two patrons had been shot. The suspect, who was being held down by patrons when police arrived, has been identified as 63-year-old Edward Mueller.
The victims were taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Mueller had been disarmed by a patron and assaulted by another before police arrived at the scene. The .45 caliber pistol he had used was recovered by police officers. He was taken to a local hospital to be treated for injuries incurred while he was disarmed and assaulted. While at the hospital, Mueller went into cardiac arrest and died a few hours later. His death has been classified as a homicide.
The suspect who assault Mueller after he had been disarmed has been taken into custody.
An ensuing investigation has revealed that there has been an on-going dispute between the shooting suspect and the victims.
No additional information was immediately available.