Police identify man they found fatally shot inside car in Gravois Park neighborhood

Police identify man they found fatally shot inside car in Gravois Park neighborhood

  • 0
Subscribe today: $3/3 months

ST. LOUIS — Police on Monday identified a man who they said was killed in a shooting last week.

The man was identified as Ernest Salisbury Jr., 43, of the 5700 block of Pennsylvania Avenue. 

Salisbury and a woman were shot about 11:45 p.m. Thursday. Police said they were shot in the 2800 block of Potomac Street. 

That block of Potomac is in the Gravois Park neighborhood.

Salisbury was found in a car and had been shot in the chest several times and was pronounced dead at the scene. The unidentified woman, 31, was shot in the back of her right leg. She was conscious and breathing and taken to a hospital, where police said she was stable.

Police haven't said what led to the shooting.

Police are asking anyone with information about the incident to contact them at 314-444-5371. Anonymous tips can contact Crime Stoppers at 866-371-TIPS (8477).

* I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its user agreement and privacy policy.

Related to this story

Most Popular

Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device.

Topics

News Alerts

Blues News

Breaking News

Cardinals News

Daily 6

National Breaking News

Sports