1 dead, 8 injured during violent night in St. Louis - KMOV.com

1 dead, 8 injured during violent night in St. Louis

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A man was shot in the 3700 block of Ohio in South City overnight. A man was shot in the 3700 block of Ohio in South City overnight.

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) – One person was killed and eight others sustained injuries during a violent night in St. Louis.

The first shooting of the overnight hours occurred around 11:15 Tuesday night when Dominique Young, 21, was fatally shot and four others injured while on a porch in the 2500 block of Semple Avenue. Young was pronounced dead at the scene and the four other victims were taken to the hospital in stable condition.

Fifteen minutes later, a 30-year-old sustained a graze wound to the stomach while walking out a friend’s residence in the 3700 block of Ohio in South City. The victim told police he did not see the suspect. He also refused medical attention.

Just before 1:30 a.m., a man was shot during a robbery at intersection in the 5500 block of Etzel Avenue in west St. Louis.

The 62-year-old man and a 40-year-old woman were seated in a vehicle when five suspects began banging on the exterior, demanding property. The man attempted to get away from the suspects by driving in reverse but one of the suspects fired multiple shots at the vehicle, striking the man in the shoulder. The man was listed in stable condition at a local hospital following the shooting.

Roughly an hour later, a 43-year-old man was shot in the side during in the 5200 block of Maple.  

The victim told police he was seated in his vehicle when he saw a man approaching his vehicle. Fearing the man was attempting to rob him, the victim began driving away. While driving away, the suspect fired multiple shots, striking the victim multiple times in the chest. There were eight shell casings found at the shooting scene, police said. Following the shooting, the man was listed in critical, stable condition.

The last shooting of the overnight hours occurred around 4:45 a.m. in the 5500 block of West Florissant. A 34-year-old man sustained multiple gunshot wounds to his upper torso and thighs while in an alley. According to police, following the shooting, the man was listed in critical, unstable condition with death being imminent.  

All investigations are ongoing. 

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