1 Dead in double shooting in north St. Louis Friday - KMOV.com

1 Dead in double shooting in north St. Louis Friday

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By Ashley Jones By Ashley Jones

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – Police have identified one victim in a double shooting in north St. Louis Friday night. 

Police say 30-year-old Robert Torrence, of the 5000 block of Claxton, has died of his injuries. 

The incident happened in the 5000 block of Claxton Avenue around 10:20 p.m. Police say the victims were standing on a sidewalk when a gray car pulled up and began firing shots.

Authorities say Torrence was shot in the head and a 24-year-old man was shot in the groin area. Both victims were taken to a hospital. The second victim is listed in stable condition. 

Police say a witness reported seeing the gray car flee the scene south on Claxton. 

The investigation is ongoing.  

 

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