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2 killed in St. Louis shooting, including 16-year-old boy

A 27-year-old man was also killed during the incident
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ST. LOUIS — Two people were killed in a double shooting Sunday night, including a 16-year-old boy and a 27-year-old man.

The shooting happened shortly after 10 p.m. near Gast Place and Riverview Boulevard in the city's Baden neighborhood. The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department found two victims outside with gunshot wounds.

They were taken to the hospital, where they died.

Police identified the victims as 16-year-old Victor Williams and 27-year-old Andrew Ameer.

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

This is a developing story. It will be updated as more information becomes available.


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