Fatal shooting follows party in St. Paul early Sunday

  • Updated: September 26, 2010 - 11:53 AM

One man was fatally shot and another was wounded in the leg after an argument at a party in St. Paul early Sunday.

The shooting happened at about 3:30 a.m. on Oakley Avenue between West Lynnhurst Avenue and Prior Avenue.

When St. Paul police arrived in the area to investigate reports of shots being fired, they found the body of a man in the street. He was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity has not been released.

Police found a second man in the area who had been shot in the leg. He was taken to Regions Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police believe the victims knew the shooter and that an argument at a nearby party preceeded the shootings.

Anyone with information about the incident should call police at 651-266-5650.

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