ST. LOUIS (KMOX) –  St. Louis police are investigating a pair of murders that happened late Sunday night.

The body of 22-year-old George Hicks Jr. was found lying in the street in the 200 block of Bates a little before midnight.

He’s been shot multiple times and was dead at the scene.

Earlier in the evening Sunday, 29-year-old Montez Woods had also been shot multiple times when he was found in the 4100 block of Grove.

Witnesses said he was walking south on Grove when he was shot shortly after 9 pm.

Police have not said whether they suspect any connection between the two similar murders.


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