Vontel Harris dies after being shot in gas station lot

5:51 AM, Nov 15, 2012   |    comments
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St. Louis, MO (KSDK) -- St. Louis Homicide detectives have taken over the investigation into a double shooting this week that left one victim dead and a second hospitalized.

Police responded to the Mobile station and convenience store in the 700 block of North Kingshighway at Delmar just after 1:00 Tuesday afternoon.  That's where they one of the shooting victims who was shot in the leg and was transported to the hospital.  That victim has not been identified.

A second victim identified as 26 year old Vontel Harris of the 4200 block of Athlone was taken to the hospital by witnesses at the crime scene.

Harris was pronounced dead after he was shot in the chest, stomach, and right leg.

Police continue to search for two gunmen seen leaving the business in a white Mazda sport utility vehicle.  Anyone with any information is urged to call CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS.



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