Fight Leads to Gunfire in Webster Groves

Suspects fired shots following a large fight in Webster Groves, police report.

A Webster Groves fight involving 20 to 25 males resulted in gunshots being fired Wednesday evening in the area of Bell Avenue, police report.

At 5:56 p.m., police responded to the 800 block of Bell Avenue in reference to a large fight. At the scene, officers recovered a number of spent shell casings, Capt. Stephen Spear of the said in a statement.

Anonymous callers told police that suspects involved in the gunfire had entered two black vehicles.

During the investigation, police identified four possible suspects based on descriptions from a number of anonymous callers. However upon subsequent investigation, police found that the subjects were not involved in the incident and released them.

Police continue to investigate the incident. Anyone with information is asked to call the Webster Groves Police Department at 314-645-3000.


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