Two people dead, two critical in shooting outside funeral home during service for murder victim

Police say a gang related shooting outside a funeral home in Missouri today has left two people dead, one critically injured and another still missing.

The shooting happened outside Reliable Funeral Home in St. Louis during the funeral service of a murder victim.

The fourth victim reportedly shot in the leg during the gun rampage has not yet been found by authorities and has not shown up at any local hospitals.

Multiple people shot at a north St. Louis funeral home

Critical: Four people have been shot at Reliable Funeral home in St Louis, Missouri this afternoon

St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that one of the victims was shot in the face and was taken to St. Louis University hospital.

The other victims were taken to a nearby hospital in critical condition but at least two of them later died.

Chief Dan Isom said today's shooting is the product 'of an ongoing feud between gangs in St. Louis.

The funeral taking place was for homicide victim David Terell Davis, Sr.

Two men have been shot at Reliable Funeral home in St Louis Missouri this afternoon

Rampage: Blood stains are visible outside the parlour - three men have been taken to hospital and the fourth said to have been shot in the leg has not yet been found by police

A witness, who declined to give her name, said she was attending the funeral when she heard loud gunshots.

'Everybody started running,' she said, adding that she heard about eight shots outside the funeral home.

Mr Isom said he's not sure if any shots were actually fired inside the funeral home.

Mr Isom added that one of the victims was dropped off at a hospital but was not taken there  by emergency responders.

Two different shell casings were found at the scene on the street in front of the funeral home, but authorities currently believe there was only one shooter.

A woman who answered the phone at Reliable Funeral Home told The Post-Dispatch that the shooting occurred while a funeral was going on, but she didn't know if the shooting was connected to the service. 

There is no word on a suspect.


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