ST. LOUIS (KSDK) -- Four people are dead following a
murder-suicide inside a Cherokee Street business, with witnesses saying they
heard multiple gunshots.
The incident happened around 1:45 p.m. in the 2700 block of Cherokee Street,
near the Cherokee Place Business Incubator, a home healthcare business.
St. Louis Police Captain Michael Sack said the victims were two women
and two men, all in their early 40s to mid-50s. Three of the victims were
employees, the fourth the business owner. It is unclear if the shooter
was an employee or the owner.
Police say the shooter got into an argument with the three victims
prior to opening fire.
One witness was inside the building and called 911 when they heard
The weapon, a semi-automatic handgun, was recovered at the scene, Sack
The building is a former movie theater that houses between five and 10 small