Shooting leaves 3 dead, 2 seriously injured in Penrose neighborhood

ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Metropolitan Police are investigating a shooting that resulted in 3 victims who died, one who was left in critical condition and a fifth taken to an area hospital.  Police say they discovered one of the shooting victims outside of a residence on the 4000 block of Shreve near Kossuth in north St. Louis just before 9 p.m. on Monday.

Police Chief John Hayden said of his officer, “The investigation led to inside of the homes and they discovered four other persons that had been shot.  Three of those persons have since been declared deceased one of them was in critical condition.”

Investigators said it was too soon to determine if the shooter or shooters knew the victims or what was a possible motive for the shooting.

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