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Three people wounded in Visitation Park shooting

ST. LOUIS – Three people were wounded in a triple shooting in a north city neighborhood, the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department said Friday.

According to Officer Michelle Woodling, a police spokeswoman, the shooting occurred around 2:50 p.m. in the 5400 block of Cabanne Avenue, located in the Visitation Park neighborhood.

A dozen people were in the park when the suspect got into an argument with the victims and the argument escalated. The suspect pulled out a gun and opened fire. One victim was shot in the torso, one in the leg, and the third victim was shot in the arm.

The victims were taken to the hospital. One of the men was listed in critical condition.

Woodling said the investigation was ongoing and the gunman remained at large.