ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Before patrol redistricting took effect, St. Louis Police were busy over the weekend investigating three murders that happened within minutes of each other.
Kiram Manley, a 22-year-old man from the 5800 block of Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, was shot and killed just after 8 p.m. Sunday. Police said they found him behind a building on Cochran Place near North 16th Street in the city’s north side. He was pronounced dead at the scene with gunshot wounds to his back and abdomen. Witnesses said another man was running after the victim.
Nine minutes later, police found two men shot to death in an alley behind Mount Pleasant and South Compton in South St. Louis. Police identified the victims as Corey Brown, a 22-year-old man from the 4500 block of Arco in the Forest Park Southeast neighborhood and Darrell Claiborn, a 19-year-old man from the 1700 block of Longfellow in South St. Louis. The two victims were pronounced dead in a parked car. They had gunshot wounds to abdomen, neck and face.
No motive or suspects in either case.