Police: 2 dead, 1 injured in East St. Louis shooting

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — Police in East St. Louis say two men have died and another has been injured in a shooting.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the shooting was reported just before 1 p.m. Tuesday in a residential area between Interstate 64 and Highway 15.

Arriving officers found two men fatally shot and a third who was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries. The St. Clair County Coroner’s office identified those killed as 33-year-old Brandon Johnson and 42-year-old Ramondo Bootchee. No arrests in the shooting were immediately reported.