‘Get down:’ Parents, players duck down as man gets fatally shot near South City baseball game | News Headlines

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) — At least 20 people were shot since Friday afternoon in St. Louis City and seven of the victims died. One murder happened as a baseball game was taking place at a school in the Dutchtown neighbor hood Saturday. 

Parents and their children playing at St. Mary’s High School heard the situation unfold and their reaction was caught on camera. You can hear gunshots and someone saying “get down guys. Everybody down.”

Officers with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department found the victim. John Young III, 42, was a few blocks away from the game near South Spring Ave. and Neosho. 

[READ: 7 killed, 14 others shot in St. Louis City during Fourth of July weekend]

Police said Antonio Carter, 30 was in an argument with Young when that he pulled his gun and shot Young at 11:30 a.m.

Young was taken fully to a hospital where that he later died from his injuries.






Antonio Carter was charged with one count of Murder 1st and one count of Armed Criminal Action.




Carter was taken into custody at the scene and later charged with first-degree 



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