St. Joseph Police Release More Details on Five Shot Tuesday Night

Saint Joseph Police have released additional details after five people were reported shot Tuesday night.  The shooting occurred around 9:30 p.m. when authorities say a car drove by and fired on individuals playing at the basketball courts in the 18th and Charles area.

Police say four of the five victims have since been released from the hospital.  One remains in the hospital in critical condition.  The original report from the police department stated one victim was shot in the head.  Those victims ranged in ages from 20 to 32-years old.

Authorities say around between 20-30 people were present at the time of the shooting, however no one has provided law enforcement with information in which the identity of the shooter can be determined.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Tips Hotline at 816-238-4877.