ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. — A man was killed and another was critically injured in a shooting in north St. Louis County Wednesday night.
At around 11 p.m., St. Louis County police responded to a ShotSpotter activation in the 10000 block of Duke Drive. When officers arrived, they found two men suffering from gunshot wounds.
Both victims were taken to a hospital for treatment. One of the victims later died from his injuries. He has not been identified.
The second victim is currently being treated for life-threatening injuries, police said.
No other information about the shooting has been released. Anyone with information should contact St. Louis County police at 636-529-8210 or CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371-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 between and 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/