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1 dead, 1 injured in St. Louis County shooting

Police said one of the victims suffered life threatening injuries in the shooting. He was later pronounced dead.

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. — An investigation is underway after a double shooting left one man dead and another injured in St. Louis County early Friday morning.

Just before 3:30 a.m., St. Louis County police officers were called to the 10300 block of Tuxford Drive for a report of an assault. When officers arrived, they found two men suffering from gunshot wounds.

One of the victims suffered life-threatening injuries in the shooting and was taken to a hospital for treatment. He was later pronounced dead, police said.

On Monday, St. Louis County police identified the victim as 29-year-old Litony Price of Warrenton.

The second victim was also taken to a hospital and is expected to survive.

The police department said it is not currently looking for additional suspects in this case.

Anyone with information on this shooting should contact the St. Louis County Police Department at 636-529-8210 to speak with investigators or CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS (8477) to remain anonymous.

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.

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."

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

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.

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