5 shot, 2 dead in overnight shootings in St. Louis area
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities say two people were killed and another three injured in a spate of separate shootings in the St. Louis area overnight.
Television station KSDK reports that the first shooting happened just after midnight Friday in Kinloch. Officers called to the scene say they found a man with gunshot wounds who died at the scene.
The second shooting was reported around 12:40 a.m. Saturday in the Penrose neighborhood in the northeastern part of St. Louis. Officers say a woman had been shot in the stomach and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Three other shootings were reported over the course of the next several hours before dawn, leaving two men and a 17-year-old boy injured.
Police had not announced any arrests in the shootings by midmorning Saturday.
Information from: KSDK-TV, http://www.ksdk.com