Woman shot while attending vigil for slain man in St. Louis

October 20, 2017

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities say a woman has been shot while attending a candlelight vigil for a slain man in St. Louis.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the woman wasn’t conscious or breathing after gunfire erupted Thursday night as family and friends gathered at the site of a double shooting that happened one day earlier. Homicide detectives were called to investigate.

The Wednesday shooting left a 28-year-old man dead and a 26-year-old man hospitalized with multiple wounds. The slain man’s name wasn’t immediately released.

The site is on the western edge of the Dutchtown neighborhood.


Information from: St. Louis Post-Dispatch, http://www.stltoday.com

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