Police identify victim in shooting in north St. Louis Sunday mor - KMOV.com

Police identify victim in shooting in north St. Louis Sunday morning

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By Daniel Fredman By Daniel Fredman

(KMOV.com) – Police have identified the victim of a shooting in the 5700 block of Saloma Sunday morning.

The incident happened around 2:10 a.m. when officers responded to a call for a shooting at Saloma and Wren. Police say the victim, 29-year-old Jermaine Jones, of the 6800 block of Frostview, had been taken to a hospital before they arrived. 

Officials say Jones sustained gunshot wounds to the chest and leg and was later pronounced dead. 

Police say three people who were with Jones at the time of the shooting told officers an unidentified man began firing at them. 

Authorities recovered two firearms from the victim’s car. 

There were no other injuries. The investigation is ongoing. 

Police said Jones' sister, Margaree Dixson was shot and killed in the 5600 block of Lillian Saturday night.

 

 

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