Jul 17, 8:31 AM EDT

Police investigate 2 separate shootings in St. Louis


ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Homicide detectives are investigating two fatal shootings that happened just miles apart in a nine-hour span on Sunday in St. Louis.

KSDK-TV (http://on.ksdk.com/2vtJqgg ) reports that police say the first shooting happened just before 4 a.m. When police arrived on the scene, they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police were called to the scene of the second shooting a little before 1 p.m., where they found a man shot in the head. He was pronounced dead later in the day.

Both investigations are ongoing.

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Information from: KSDK-TV, http://www.ksdk.com

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