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Victims of Benton Park West double homicide identified

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Homicide detectives were called to the 2900 block of Texas Thursday (Credit: KMOV) Homicide detectives were called to the 2900 block of Texas Thursday (Credit: KMOV)
Homicide detectives were called to the 2900 block of Texas Thursday (Credit: KMOV) Homicide detectives were called to the 2900 block of Texas Thursday (Credit: KMOV)

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – Two men were killed and a third was injured during an overnight shooting in the Benton Park West neighborhood.

Homicide detectives were called to the 2900 block of Texas around 12:30 a.m. Thursday after a silver Chevrolet van crashed and came to rest against a parked vehicle. Two men were found inside the van and a third was found lying on a sidewalk with multiple gunshot wounds.

Eric Jones, 30, of the 5800 block of Lilac, and 26-year-old Demon Williams, of the 7100 block of Vermont, were pronounced dead at the scene. The third victim, a 23-year-old man, was taken to the hospital in stable condition.

Police said suspected illegal narcotics were found inside the crashed van.

The investigation is ongoing.

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