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Drug-related shooting near Busch Stadium sparks talk of two St. Louises

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KMOV reporter Brittany Noble-Jones says she hasn’t made up her mind whether she’ll be heading to Busch Stadium for tonight’s Dodgers/Cardinals game, following a shooting just blocks from the stadium today that killed two and injured one.

#Breaking: 3 victims were shot while in their vehicle at a stop light at 4th & Market St. Police confirm two dead, one injured. #ksdk

— KSDK NewsChannel 5 (@ksdknews) October 6, 2014

Two dead in triple shooting just blocks from Busch Stadium. #doublehhomicide #stlcards

— Melanie Moon (@Moon_Melanie) October 6, 2014

Police say one of the victims shot to death near the Old Courthouse had pre-packaged heroin and marijuana on him.

— FOX2now (@FOX2now) October 6, 2014

Shooting victim jumps off stretcher, tries to return to scene where two killed in car in downtown STL.

— Robert Cohen (@kodacohen) October 6, 2014

The shooting in STL is just 2 blocks from Ballpark Village/Busch Stadium, which hosts a ballgame at 8pm tonight. Yay!

— Terry Blastenbrei (@elSicomoro) October 6, 2014

St. Louis alderman Antonio French, who has made political hay out of the unrest in Ferguson, tried to paint the picture of “two St. Louises” colliding, referring to both the apparently drug-related shooting and Saturday night’s “Requiem for Michael Brown” operatic “disruption” at the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra.

Whether at the symphony or a baseball game, it's becoming harder for one St. Louis to continue to ignore the other.

— Antonio French (@AntonioFrench) October 6, 2014

@AntonioFrench no its making it easier for us to dislike the protesters.

— Hanzi83 (@Hanzi_83) October 6, 2014

@AntonioFrench are you equating a drug deal shooting to civil disobedience? Shame on you. Fix your house first!

— MomNeedsWine (@lnmstl) October 6, 2014

@AntonioFrench If you're labeling the middle of downtown, in broad daylight, as the "other" St. Louis, we have other issues.

— Matt Sebek (@MattSebek) October 6, 2014

@AntonioFrench @CheathamKMOV – Welcome Dodgers fans to St. Louis. Visit the city for murders orFerguson for "Peaceful" rioters & thugs, LOL!

— Joe (@LawPluggedIn) October 6, 2014

@enjoytheday99 @AntonioFrench @kodacohen wasn't this the scene of a shooting? Why would you equate with the symphony?

— Nancy Elizabeth (@MsNancyNCali) October 6, 2014

Time to quote Lincoln?

"A house divided against itself cannot stand." – Abraham Lincoln St. Louis, it's not enough that some live well. All communities matter.

— Antonio French (@AntonioFrench) October 6, 2014

@AntonioFrench sir i hope you have plans to nationally franchise… I can see this really taking off…

— Harry Tuttle (@_Harry_Tuttle_) October 6, 2014

@AntonioFrench #ProTip it's not the state's responsibility to ensure that all live well….if you aren't living well enough, fix it.

— Stu Haas, CFA (@stuhaas) October 6, 2014

@AntonioFrench Perhaps St Louis can start the movement so the rest of the United States can follow your lead. It is time.

— Jean Mullette-Bauer (@JMulletteBauer) October 6, 2014