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Rash of shootings plague St. Louis on Friday

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Homicide detectives are now investigating a gun battle that occurred in the parking lot of a North County bar. Homicide detectives are now investigating a gun battle that occurred in the parking lot of a North County bar.

(KMOV.com) – On Friday, multiple shootings happened across the St. Louis area.

The first shooting happened in the 5100 block of Cabanne at 4:15 a.m. Friday morning. Police were called to the hospital after the victim of a shooting was transported there. According to the 26-year-old victim, he was walking down an ally with his friends when he heard gunshots. As he and his friends turned to run, the victim felt a sharp pain on his head. His friends took him to a local hospital where he was treated for graze wound. He has been listed as stable.

The second shooting happened around 10:20 p.m. in the 4300 block of Kossuth. The victim, a 17-year-old male, says he was shot in the knee by an unknown suspect. A relative transported him to a local hospital where he is listed as stable.

The third shooting happened at 10:40 p.m. in the 3500 block of Natural Bridge. The victim says he was walking east on Natural Bridge from Grand when he heard what he thought were fireworks. He says after he heard the noise, he felt a pain in his upper back. He then went to a nearby friend’s house and was taken to the hospital. He was treated and released.

The fourth and final shooting happened around 11:00 p.m. in the 3400 block of Montana. The victim, a 37-year-old woman, was sitting on a front porch when she saw two unknown males walking down the street. She says as they got closer, she recognized one of the suspects and saw him firing gunshots. She was hit on her face below her nose. She was transported to a local hospital where she is in critical, but stable condition.

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