Monday, July 23, 2012
Seven People Shot in Five Separate Incidents on Sunday
By Paul Friswold
on Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 10:28 AM
In the most serious incident, a 25-year-old black man was shot multiple times while in the parking lot of White Castle at 3524 North Kingshighway in the Kingsway East neighborhood at 11:30 p.m. He tried to drive himself to the hospital and crashed his car at North Kingshighway and Terry Avenue. He's in critical unstable condition at an area hospital with gunshots to his abdomen, arm and leg.
Other shootings occurred at Page Boulevard and Taylor Avenue in Lewis
Place, where an 18-year-old man and a 24-year-old black man were shot in
the head and face, respectively, while sitting at a stop light; In the
2500 block of Hodiamont Avenue in the Wells-Goodfellow neighborhood at
6:43 p.m. when a pedestrian was shot in the left thigh and right arm by a
drive-by shooter; In the 3700 block of Walsh Street in Dutchtown South
at 11:30 p.m. when an 18-year-old black man was shot in the left shoulder
while trying to flee the scene in his car after his path was blocked by
another car with four passengers; and back in Kingsway East at 12:05
a.m. Monday morning when an 18-year-old black man was shot in the left
cheek while walking in the 4700 block of Ashland Avenue. His assailant
was in a silver SUV, possibly a Chevy.
Police continue to work all five cases, and no suspects have been identified or apprehended at this point.
Police had a busy Sunday throughout St. Louis City, as seven people were shot in five separate incidents.