ST. LOUIS — Four people were shot Monday in north St. Louis in separate shooting incidents, police said.
Just before 1:45 p.m. police responded to a shooting in the 4200 block of Obear Avenue near Fairground Park and found a man suffering from gunshot wounds. A second man also suffering from gunshot wounds had already been taken from the scene to a hospital.
The second man was listed in critical condition and unstable. Homicide detectives were assigned to investigate due to the man's grave condition.
Meanwhile, about 2:50 p.m. police responded to a shooting in the 5600 block of Enright Avenue in the West End neighborhood and found one person suffering from a gunshot wound and another person suffering a graze wound. Police did not provide more information about the gender or age of the victims.
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