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2 shot and killed minutes apart in St. Louis Wednesday night

Police have not released either victim's identity

ST. LOUIS — Two men were killed in St. Louis Wednesday night in shootings that were fewer than five minutes apart.

At 9:04 p.m., the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department responded to a shooting at the Bikers Corner Restaurant and Lounge on 1924 Vandeventer Ave., near the border of the Jeff-Vander-Lou and The Greater Ville neighborhoods. 

A man was found lying outside with multiple gunshot wounds; he was rushed to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Police haven't released his identity.

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Just three minutes later at 9:07 p.m., police responded to another shooting on the 3400 block of Louisiana Avenue in south city's Benton Park West neighborhood, near Cherokee and Gravois. Terrell Walters, 27, was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head.

Homicide investigations are underway for both shootings. Anyone with information is asked to contact the department's Homicide Division directly at 314-444-5371 or CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS(8477).

Also Wednesday, three men were shot on the 4000 block of Dressell Avenue around 5:45 p.m. They were all taken to an area hospital for treatment of injuries, which police did not describe.

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