A 74-year-old man is dead and a 50-year-old man critically wounded after a bizarre shooting Friday night in the relatively staid neighborhood of Clifton Heights in south St. Louis.
According to reports
, Robert Hartzell, 74, was at his home repair business near Arsenal and Ivanhoe (above) around 6 p.m. Friday when he allegedly got into a dispute with the 50-year-old man and shot him. Hartzell was believed to be leaving the scene moments later when a third man approached him and fired a shot into his head.
Hartzell was declared dead a short time later. The 50-year-old victim remained hospitalized over the weekend. Hartzell's killer is in custody. More information as it becomes available.