ST. LOUIS (KMOV) – Two men are dead after a reported confrontation led to a deadly double shooting Thursday afternoon in north St. Louis.
According to police, Mark Petty, 40, and Maurice Willis, 39, were killed after they were both shot in the head at Veronica and Partridge by a male suspect in a white car.
Witnesses say that the murder victim was standing outside and the second victim was sitting inside a car when the suspect approached the murder victim and started talking.
The suspect then fired shots, striking both victims in the head. He fled the scene after the shooting.
The victim standing outside of the car was pronounced dead on the scene. The second victim who was sitting inside the car was taken to a local hospital where he later died.