ST. LOUIS (KMOX)(UPDATED 8:32 p.m.) Police are on the scene of a quadruple shooting in north St. Louis that has left two people dead, and a woman and 7-year-old in critical unstable condition.

KMOX’s Kevin Killeen says the aftermath that police discovered suggests a frantic scramble to avoid being killed.

When police arrived at the scene, there was a man found dead in the street, another man in a parked car, and a woman partially out of a car.

Police have not received any witnesses. Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner arrived asking the public for help.

“We will provide protection for individuals who want to come forward,” Gardner says. “Working with law enforcement to provide protection, because I think that’s crucial. I fight for that every day with witnesses and victims of any crime.”

Police say they found no guns or drugs at the scene.

It’s not clear who was involved in the shooting, or what the motive was.

As previously reported:

Two men, mid-to-late-20s, were pronounced dead at the scene, according to St. Louis Police Lt. Col. Jerry Leyshock.

A woman with “serious gunshot wounds” has been transported to a hospital, police say, and a 7-year-old girl was shot in the head and is hospitalized in critical condition.

The circumstances surrounding the killings are not known.

It happened just before 4 p.m. at Beacon and Lillian avenues.

Leyshock is asking for any witnesses to come forward so police can figure out what led up to the gunfire.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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