ST. LOUIS — An investigation is underway after a double shooting in St. Louis’ Fairground neighborhood Monday afternoon.

Just before 1:45 p.m., police responded to a shooting call in the 4200 block of Obear Avenue. Officers found a 16-year-old boy with gunshot wounds. He was transported to a hospital where he's in critical condition. 

A 19-year-old man related to the incident was already at an area hospital. Police said he was listed in critical condition and his vitals were not stable when he arrived at a hospital.

Police said due to the victims' conditions, they were unable to provide a statement to police about the incident. 

About an hour later, two people were injured in a shooting in the West End neighborhood.


'We are only standing by the grace of God' | 31-year-old woman is St. Louis' first COVID-19 death

1 dead, 1 injured in south city shooting