ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- Two suspects are in custody after a triple shooting that left one person dead in north St. Louis. Wednesday's murder marks the 192 killing in St. Louis this year, just two away from 2019's total homicide count.
Two men and a woman were shot in the area of Dr. Martin Luther King Dr. and Hodiamont Avenue just before 11 a.m.
Police said one of the men was shot in the head and was not conscious nor breathing when officers arrived. The 42-year-old man later died from his injuries. The other shooting victims were taken to the hospital.
Shortly after the shooting, officers said they spotted a vehicle they believed was involved in the shooting. That car crashed near Page Blvd. and Hamilton Ave. Two men tried running from officers but were taken into custody. Police said three guns were also found.
No officers were injured.
Those two men were taken into custody and charged for weapons violations; 23-year-old James Bibby and 21-year-old Anthony Naylor. They were both charged with unlawful possession of a firearm. Naylor was also charged with felony resisting. However, charges have not been filed in the shooting.
Editor's note: Previously, police reported that four people were shot but a later corrected that to three people.