Spirit of St. Louis – Pick Your Charity, Pick Your Car
Closings: Schools, churches, day-cares and businesses
Download KPLR’s updated weather app for customized alerts and weather conditions

Police respond to double shooting in north St. Louis

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Officers with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department were called to a shooting in a north city neighborhood Thursday afternoon.

According to Leah Freeman, a police spokeswoman, the shooting took place around 3:15 p.m. near the intersection of N. Euclid and Maffitt avenues, in the Kingsway East neighborhood.

The first victim, an African-American man in his 40s, suffered a gunshot wound to the arm. The second victim, an African-American man in his 20s, was shot in the leg.

Both victims were taken to local hospitals, Freeman. They're said to be conscious and breathing.