Woman Dead, Man Injured in North St. Louis Shooting – Tobias Courtney, 24, was found in the 5500 block of West Florissant Avenue suffering from a gunshot to the chest. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Crystal Strong, 61, was found in the 5400 block of Wren Avenue inside a car suffering from a gunshot wound. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
Homicide detectives are investigating.
According to the St. Louis police and the latest report that was released on Thursday, there have been 138 homicides this year in St. Louis city, which could be on pace to surpass the 194 homicides in all of 2019 and the 186 homicides in 2018.
So far this year, the report shows that there are 103 open homicide cases in the city of St. Louis and nearly all were shooting-related deaths.
As of the end of last week, the report says St. Louis police have closed 35 cases from this year and 11 cases from last year.