Crime Update: Several Shootings in 24 Hours

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – (UPDATED 3:42 p.m.) A man was taken to the hospital after being shot in the face in north St. Louis Monday afternoon. Police say they responded to the 1200 block of Hodiamont around 2:15 p.m., but the shooting likely occurred around Oakhurst and Amherst. No suspects are in custody.

Another shooting Monday night around 9:22 p.m. in 10600 block of Dunkeld Circle in North St. Louis County. The incident appears to be a murder/suicide. The body of a man was found in the driveway of the home, and a woman was located on the porch.​ The two were formerly a couple and have a history of domestic violence. A firearm was found on the scene. County police say 31-year-old McKinley Jackson shot and killed 29-year-old Sheena Engstrom before turning the gun on himself.

About an hour later around 10 p.m., the St. Louis County Police Department’s Bureau of Crimes Against Persons was called to the 2300 block of Chambers Road by the Moline Acres Police Department to assist in the investigation of a homicide. Darrikus Tipler, 36, was found in the parking lot of the 7-Eleven gas station at 2306 Chambers Road. He suffered at least one gunshot wound and was taken to a local hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

Police have no suspects in this case. Anyone with information is asked to call police or CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS.

Police responded to a shooting at the Schnucks in Ladue early Tuesday morning. Authorities in suburban St. Louis say a man found dead inside a van was wanted for questioning in a shooting that injured a woman outside a grocery store in Ladue.

More details on that developing story here:

Woman Shot Outside Ladue Schnucks; Man Sought by Police Found Dead

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