Argument between 2 men turns into fatal shooting - KMOV.com

Argument between 2 men turns into fatal shooting

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

An argument between two men has led to the death of one and the injury to another. 

On Sept. 17, police said two men were involved in a fight-turned shooting in the 2400 block of Bacon in the JeffVanderLou Neighborhood. 

When police arrived to the location, they located the first man lying outside. The man, Joe Martin, sustained a gunshot wound to the abdomen. 

Martin was transported to the hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. He was 55 years-old. 

Police later learned the second man involved in the shooting was transported to the hospital by a private vehicle. The second man sustained a gunshot wound to the upper leg. He is currently listed in critical/unstable condition. 

At this time, it is not known who initiated the shooting. 

The investigation is ongoing. 

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