ST. LOUIS ( -- Police are investigating a deadly shooting at a south St. Louis gas station.

Police said two people were shot on Potomac near California and then drove to the QuikTrip on Gravois near Oregon in the Tower Grove East neighborhood. 

Officers found the two victims inside a vehicle suffering from multiple gunshot wounds around 11:46 p.m. Thursday night.

The man, 43, later identified as Ernest Salisbury, Jr,. of South City, died at the scene. The 31-year-old woman was also shot in the leg and taken to the hospital. 

Police do not believe the shooting happened at the QuikTrip. They believe it occurred in the 2800 block of Potomac.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Homicide Division at 314-444-5371.

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