ST. LOUIS • Two people were injured in shootings on one St. Louis street about 16 hours apart, but police said they have no indication they are connected.
The shootings happened on a stretch Angelrodt Street south of Interstate 70 in the Hyde Park neighborhood.
One man was shot about 12:15 a.m. Thursday in the 2000 block of Angelrodt, police said. The man, 61, was shot in the ankle by a man who pulled a gun during an argument. The shooter fled in a blue Chevrolet Cobalt. Police did not release a description of the man.
The victim was taken to a hospital and was said to be stable, though his condition was not available.
About 16 hours earlier, a man was found shot in the head near 20th and Angelrodt streets. The 30-year-old victim was in critical and unstable condition at a hospital after the shooting, about 8 a.m.
Homicide detectives are investigating due to the severity of the man's injuries. They had no suspect information.
Authorities said there's no known connection between the shootings but the investigations are ongoing.