ST. LOUIS — Two people were killed, and two others were injured in shootings across the St. Louis area early Saturday morning.
The first shooting happened just after midnight in Kinloch.
Police were called to the 8100 block of Scudder Avenue for a person shot. When officers arrived, they found a man with gunshot wounds.
He was pronounced dead at the scene. Police identified him on Sunday as 28-year-old Justin Walker of St. Louis.
Kinloch police were called to the scene by Kinloch firefighters who had responded to the area for a car fire. Walker was found in a grassy area nearby.
The second shooting happened around 12:40 a.m. near Newstead Avenue and Lee Avenue.
While out on patrol in the area, officers were told there was the body of a woman lying in the street in the 1400 block of N. Newstead.
When officers arrived, they found the woman suffering from gunshot wounds.
She was pronounced dead at the scene.
The third shooting happened just before 2:30 a.m. in the 4500 block of Maffitt. A 50-year-old man was shot in the arm and shoulder.
The man told police he was sitting in a car with a woman in the area when two men walked up to the car and shot him.
He drove away from the area and called police.
He was taken to the hospital. The woman was not injured.
Around 5:30 a.m. a 17-year-old boy arrived at Barnes Jewish Hospital with a gunshot wound to his leg.
He told police he was walking in the area of Goodfellow and Lillian when a car drove by and someone inside starting firing shots at him.
Anyone with information on these cases is asked to call the St. Louis County Police Department at 636-529-8210 or CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS(8477).
This is a developing story and will be updated as 5 On Your Side receives more information.
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