Michael Williams Obituary – A double shooting in St. Louis’ Columbus Square neighborhood left one man dead and another seriously injured Thursday evening. Officers responded to a shooting at about 6:40 p.m. in the 1100 block of Tucker Boulevard, according to the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department. At the scene, they found two men with gunshot wounds. One victim, identified as 46-year-old Michael Williams of Spanish Lake, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. The other victim, a 19-year-old, was seriously injured with a gunshot wound to his face. He was taken to an area hospital for treatment.
The Homicide Division assumed the ongoing investigation. Anyone with information about the double shooting was asked to contact the Homicide Division directly at 314-444-5371. To remain anonymous, contact CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS (8477). If you have been a victim of a crime or know someone who has been, 5 On Your Side has compiled a list of resources. The Crime Victim Center of St. Louis has multiple programs to support victims of crime. Crime Victim Center’s programs range from direct services to crime victims as well as “creating awareness and change within the systems they encounter.” Life Outside of Violence “helps those harmed by stabbing, gunshot or assault receive the treatment, support, and resources they need to find alternatives to end the cycle of violence.” The Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis has the Neighborhood Healing Network, which serves people who have experienced crime, violence, or been the victim of an incident that caused trauma.