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Man killed, 2nd injured in shooting outside St. Louis convenience store

Police said one of the men was pronounced dead at the scene of the shooting and the other was driven to the hospital for treatment.

ST. LOUIS — One man was killed and a second was taken to an area hospital for emergency treatment after police said they were shot in St. Louis Tuesday evening.

Police said the two men were shot at the Crown Mart gas station on the 900 block of North Kingshighway Boulevard just north of Delmar Boulevard at around 6:10 Tuesday night.

One man, who was in his 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene of the shooting. He was found in the driver's seat of a black car that had multiple bullet holes. The car was parked in front of the gas station store entrance.

Police said a second man was driven to the hospital for treatment. He was listed in critical condition with unstable vital signs in an updated police report released Wednesday morning.

Homicide detectives are investigating.

Anyone with information is urged to call the homicide division directly at 314-444-5371, or anyone with a tip who wants to remain anonymous and is interested in a reward can contact CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS (8477).

Resources for crime victims:

If you have been a victim of a crime or know someone who has been, 5 On Your Side has compiled a list of resources.

Better Family Life is a nonprofit community development organization working to “stabilize inner-city neighborhoods.” One aspect of its mission is a gun violence de-escalation program.

To learn more, call 314-381-8200 or visit https://www.betterfamilylife.org/

Life Outside of Violence “helps those harmed by stabbing, gunshot or assault receive the treatment, support and resources they need to find alternatives to end the cycle of violence.”

To learn more, call 314-327-6697 or email: ProjectLOV@WUSTL.edu

The Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis has an anti-crime program called “Safety Net for Youth Initiative,” which is a joint partnership with Saint Louis Public Schools to provide services to at-risk youth.

To learn more, visit https://www.ulstl.com/anti-crime-initiative.html

Cure Violence is an international organization that has recently launched in a handful of St. Louis neighborhoods. Violence interrupters are trained to deescalate violent situations within their own communities. To learn more, visit https://cvg.org/

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