Double shooting in south St. Louis adds to deadly week in the city

Published: Aug. 18, 2022 at 9:19 PM CDT
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ST. LOUIS (KMOV) -- Two men are dead Thursday night after a shooting in south St. Louis, adding another homicide to a deadly week in the city. Nine people have been killed within city limits since Monday.

Officers responded to a call for a shooting in the 3700 block of Minnesota at around 8:31 p.m. Police said Corey Burgess, 47, and Rory Brandon, 30, were both found dead at the scene.

Homicide Detectives are investigating. Anyone with information should call the Homicide Division at 314-444-5371 or CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS (8477).

A man was killed in the 4000 block of Iowa Thursday morning. Wednesday, four people were killed in three different incidents. Two others were killed on Monday.

There have been more than 120 homicides in St. Louis City so far in 2022. The city had 199 homicides in 2021.