1 killed after University City alumni picnic

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ST. LOUIS, Missouri (AP) – St. Louis area police say a 20-year-old man was shot and killed after an annual University City alumni picnic.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that two people were shot Saturday night in Heman Park after the annual University City alumni picnic was scheduled to end.

Both were taken to an area hospital, where the 20-year-old man was pronounced dead. The victim’s identity hasn’t been released.

University City police Capt. Michael Ransom says the second person was shot in the leg and is hospitalized in stable condition.

Police haven’t said what led to the shootings, which occurred more than an hour after the picnic was scheduled to end at 6 p.m. Police say several hundred people remained at the park after the scheduled end of the picnic.

 

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