ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – St. Louis Police responded to an incident in north city near Palm and Geraldine, just south of Natural Bridge where seven people were shot.
The shooting left one victim dead and six are in critical condition. All victims were taken to the hospital.
Police report that several people were hanging out in front of a home when the suspect began to shoot at them. It is believed that there was no argument.
The suspect fled the scene.
Police say that an 8-year-old was shot in the face and is in critical and unstable condition. The other victims are between the ages of 17 and 40-years-old.
The person fatally shot was likely in their late teens to early 20’s.
Bullets were collected from the scene and police hope for a lead from the evidence.
The investigation is ongoing.
If you have any information, please contact the police or Crimestoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS (8477). People can also leave tips anonymously.