Suspect identified after weekend shooting victim dies at hospita - KMOV.com

Suspect identified after weekend shooting victim dies at hospital

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St. Louis (KMOV.com) – A suspect has been identified after a shooting victim died at a St. Louis hospital days after the incident.

Patrick Wilhite, 37, of the 9100 block of Edna, and a 24-year-old man were shot in the area of Sullivan and Spring around 8 p.m. Saturday.

The victims told police the suspect, who they only know by a nickname, shot them in the neck while they were driving on Sullivan. Following the shooting, the suspect abandoned the vehicle and ran from the area.

Wilhite was listed in critical, stable condition after the shooting, but was pronounced dead at the hospital on Wednesday. The other victim was taken to the hospital and listed in stable condition.

The suspect is currently in custody in St. Louis County on an unrelated charge. Police said warrants will be applied for.

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