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Double shooting investigated in Belleville

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By Daniel Fredman By Daniel Fredman

 ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Belleville Police Department is investigating an apparent double shooting that happened Tuesday night.

Police said they were dispatched to the 1100 block of Dawn Drive in reference to a shooting.  Officers found a 21-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his leg. He was taken to a hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

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About two hours later, at 1:00 a.m. Wednesday, a second victim arrived a Belleville hospital saying he had been shot.  After interviewing the man, police determined the two shooting were related.  That victim sustained minor flesh wounds on both legs.  The victim was treated and released from medical care.
Police responded to the scene and interviewed several witnesses, they said.  Anyone with information is asked to call the Belleville Police at 618-234-1212.

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