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3 people shot near Missouri Botanical Garden

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ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – Police are searching for the suspect or suspects responsible for shooting and injuring three people near the Missouri Botanical Garden.

The shooting happened in the 4200 block of Shaw when police were called to the scene after a black male was shot in the leg. He was found conscious and breathing. His current condition is unknown.

The second victim was located at Shaw and Klemm with a graze would. The gender and condition of this victim is unknown at this time.

The third victim was brought to an area hospital by a private vehicle. Their condition is also unknown.

According to the Associated Press, the men were at a candlelight vigil for 18-year-old VonDerrit Myers Jr. when the shooting occurred. Myers was fatally shot by an off-duty officer in October 2014.

The investigation is ongoing.

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