ST. LOUIS — Two men were found shot to death inside a car in north St. Louis early Sunday morning.
At 12:19 a.m., the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department responded to the 5100 block of Maple Avenue in the Academy/Sherman Park neighborhood. Two men, ages 27 and 28, were found dead inside a car with gunshot wounds.
Preliminary investigation revealed they had exchanged gunfire with unknown occupants of a silver car near Dr. Martin Luther King Drive and Hamilton Avenue.
Police identified the victims as Dorian Sims, a 27-year-old man from St. Louis, and Ronnell Hankins, a 28-year-old man from Jennings.
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A homicide investigation is underway. Anyone with information is asked to call the department's Homicide Division at 314-444-5371, or to remain anonymous and possibly receive a reward, contact CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS(8477).