3 Men injured in separate south St. Louis shootings - KMOV.com

3 Men injured in separate south St. Louis shootings

(KMOV) – Three men were injured in three separate shootings in south St. Louis on Monday night.

There was another shooting on Monday around 7:15 p.m. at Fyler and Kingshighway. The 23-year-old victim tells St. Louis police that he was a passenger in a car that his friend was driving and they were being followed by a silver sedan. The victim says that the sedan forced the vehicle he was in to hit a curb at Kingshighway and Fyler. That's when the victim says he got out of the car and was shot in the leg. Police say that the victim and his friend gave varied accounts of the incident. Authorities believe this shooting was drug-related.

 

 

The last shooting took place in the 3900 block of Minnesota near Neosho. Officials describe the victim as a man in his early 20s. Police say the suspect was last seen leaving the scene of the crime on foot in the alley behind Minnesota.

All three victims are expected to survive.

Police say they do not believe the shootings are related.

Authorities say the first incident happened around 7:00 p.m. in the 4500 block of Morganford near Neosho. The 50-year-old victim tells police that he answered the door and two men forced their way into his home and started shootin. The victim was hit several times in the abdomen and the leg. Police say the two suspects took money and a car from the victim. Police found the victim's car, a Dodge Charger, early Tuesday morning in the 4500 block of Margaretta in north St. Louis. The suspects are described as black men around 5'10". One was last seen wearing a checkered shirt, the other was last seen wearing blue jeans and a red baseball cap.

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