Crime 1 dead, 3 other teens injured in separate shootings in St. Louis County on Tuesday
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Louisville saw three double shootings in one weekend, the latest in a surge of violence Steve Conrad previously attributed to the coronavirus. "The virus has in some ways contributed to creating an environment ripe for violence," Conrad wrote in an April 20 column for The Courier Journal. "Young people are not in school. Libraries and community centers are closed. Sports leagues and events are canceled. Positive outlets for activity are limited, and that makes some in our community more vulnerable to crime." Love wants answers about her daughter's death. "I'm getting to the bottom of it," she said.
St. Louis County police are investigating three separate shootings in the county that happened on Tuesday.
All of the victims were teenagers. A St. Louis County Police Department spokesperson said the shootings are not believed to be connected at this time.
The first shooting happened in the 10100 block of Cloverdale Drive. The call for service was received by a ShotSpotter activation at 1:27 p.m. A 17-year-old boy was found with at least one gunshot wound to his lower body. He was transported to a hospital for treatment of a non-life threatening injury, a police spokesperson said.
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Police said the victim was believed to be in a parked car with other people when another car pulled up and people inside got out and began to shoot into the victim’s car. Another occupant who was with the victim shot at the unknown suspects, police said. The suspects left the scene.
The second incident happened in Spanish Lake near Bellefontaine Road and Pattern Drive around 2:05 p.m. Officers found a 15-year-old boy with at least one gunshot wound to his lower body. He was taken to a hospital for treatment of a non-life threatening injury, police said. A police spokesperson said that investigation revealed the boy was seated outside with others when a car pulled up and the occupants started to shoot at him.
One dead, one seriously injured after gunfire erupts during Cleveland rap music video shoot
CLEVELAND, Ohio – A 26-year-old man is dead, and a 21-year-old man was seriously injured, after a shooting during the filming of a music video late Saturday. The incident happened about 11:50 p.m. on the 9500 block of Sophia Avenue, near the intersection with Woodhill Road in Cleveland’s Buckeye-Woodhill neighborhood, Cleveland police spokeswoman Sgt. Jennifer Ciaccia said. Officers arrived at The incident happened about 11:50 p.m. on the 9500 block of Sophia Avenue, near the intersection with Woodhill Road in Cleveland’s Buckeye-Woodhill neighborhood, Cleveland police spokeswoman Sgt. Jennifer Ciaccia said.
The third shooting happened Tuesday around 10:45 p.m. Officers responded to the 10700 block of Spring Garden Drive, which is in Glasgow Village. Two teens were found with gunshot wounds. One of them was pronounced dead at the scene and the other, a 17-year-old boy, was shot in the hip and transported to an area hospital.
The Bureau of Crimes Against Persons is leading the homicide investigation, which remains very active at this time, a spokesperson said.
Anyone with information should contact the St. Louis County Police Department at 636-529-8210 or to remain anonymous or potentially receive a reward, contact CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371-8477.
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