Raw: Suspect shoots man, then himself in downtown St. Louis school

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on January 15, 2013 at 3:36 PM

Updated Tuesday, Jan 15 at 3:40 PM

ST. LOUIS (KMOV) – Two people were shot during a shooting in a downtown St. Louis school on Tuesday.

The shooting happened at the Stevens Institute of Business and Arts in the 1500 block of Washington near 15th St. around 2 p.m.

According to police, a suspect shot a person in his late 40s, then shot himself in the chest.

Both the suspect and victim were transported to SLU Hospital. Police said the suspect did not appear to suffer fatal injuries. The condition of the victim was unknown.

According to police, everyone else was evacuated from the building, though SWAT units were checking the school to make sure the building was empty.

Several ambulances and fire trucks were on scene.

Washington Ave. was completely shut down beginning at 14th Street.

Additional information was not immediately available.

 

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