ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- St. Louis city police are investigating a double shooting on the edge of the Jeff-Vander Lou neighborhood overnight. It happened around 11 p.m. in the 2600 block of Natural Bridge near Farrar.
Officers arrived to find the victim, a 43-year-old African-American man, lying in the street, unconscious. He had been shot several times and died at the scene.
The second victim, a 50-year-old African-American woman, was taken to a hospital and treated for gunshot wounds to the abdomen. Her condition is listed as stable.
Police say an unknown suspect fired several rounds at both victims and fled the scene on foot.
The man's identity has not been released pending next of kin notification.