Police identify two men killed in St. Louis shooting

Police identify two men killed in St. Louis shooting

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ST. LOUIS • Police have identified the two men gunned down in the city's Penrose neighborhood Saturday night.

They are Ira Johnson, 55, of North County, and Sylvester Caston, 61, of St. Louis.

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Police say both men were shot in the 4400 block of Sexauer Avenue and at about 10:30 p.m. Saturday. They died at the scene. A car was stolen from a woman at the scene, but she was not shot.

Police say the suspected gunman is a 36-year-old man, but they did not release his name or a detailed description.

Johnson lived in the 1800 block of High Sun Drive, off Shackleford Road near Florissant, according to police. They gave an address for Caston in the 3000 block of Thomas Street in St. Louis.

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