Police: One dead, two injured in Wellston robbery and triple shooting - KMOV.com

Police: One dead, two injured in Wellston robbery and triple shooting

ST. LOUIS (KMOV) -- One man was killed and two others were injured after a Wellston robbery that led to a triple shooting Thursday afternoon, officials say.

According to police in Wellston and Pagedale, the shooting happened in the 1200 block of Morton in Wellston where one adult male died. That man lived at the home with his girlfriend and her young son. He also ran a tattoo business from his home. His girlfriend and the child were not home at the time of the shooting.

Officials say two shooters kicked in the door of the home and witnesses report hearing as many as seven gunshots fired. The man who lived in the home died at the scene.  

In an exchange of gunfire, the robbers were hit, one in the chest and the other in the leg. They ran away; one made it to a nearby grocery store and the other was found by police a couple of blocks from the scene.

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