Update @ 9:00 p.m. – Sources close to the investigation identify the alleged shooter as 34-year-old Sean Johnson of the 5300 block of Cote Brilliante in St. Louis. Johnson is believed to an on-again, off-again student at the school. The victim is identified as Greg Elsenrath, a financial adviser at the school.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) – Two men are hospitalized in critical condition after a shooter entered the Stevens Institute of Business and Arts (SIBA) in downtown St. Louis Tuesday.
Police say the suspect entered the school in the 1500 block of Washington Ave. around 2 p.m. with apparently one intent — to kill a person on the fourth floor.
Police say the victim is a white male in his 40s and was the suspect’s financial advisor.
After shooting the victim, the suspect then turn the handgun on himself.
Police Chief Sam Dotson told reporters at a press conference earlier this afternoon that officers found the suspect in a stairwell between the third and fourth floors of the five story building with a gunshot wound to the chest.
Both the victim and the suspect are in critical condition undergoing surgery at St. Louis University Hospital.
Listen to the full press conference below: