Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Three Dead in Sunday Shootings in St. Louis

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Three Dead in Sunday Shootings in St. Louis

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ST. LOUIS * Three men were killed in shootings in St. Louis on Sunday afternoon and evening, police said.

There were no immediate indications the shootings are related.

In the first shooting, about 4:10 p.m., police called to the 5600 block of Delmar Boulevard found Devin Brooks, 18, dead of gunshot wounds to his back and neck. A man, 20, had been with Brooks near DeBaliviere Avenue but had not been wounded. Two 16-year-olds, also listed by police as victims but not injured, had run from the scene.

Police said three males were suspects in the shooting but gave no details about the crime or motive.

Brooks lived in the 5600 block of Etzel Avenue in St. Louis.

Then, about 6:30 p.m., police were called to another shooting. Officers found Corey Joyce, 37, dead from gunshot wounds to the head and abdomen near Carr and North 19th streets. …

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