1 dead, 2 wounded in St. Louis-area shooting

This October 26, 2011 photo shows one of two crime scenes in Wellston where multiple shootings took place.
CBS/Marc Cox, KMOV

WELLSTON, Mo. - One man is dead and two others are hospitalized after a shooting in the St. Louis suburb of Wellston.

St. Louis County Police spokesman Rick Eckhard says officers were called to a house Thursday afternoon where they found one man dead. One of the injured men was found in the street about two blocks away, while the other made it to a small market about four blocks away and sought help.

Police said they didn't know the cause of the dispute, nor the identities of the victims. CBS affiliate KMOV St. Louis, meanwhile, reported that  a robbery that led to a triple shooting.

According to police, the man who died lived with a girlfriend and her son -- both of them were not home at the time. Two people kicked the door in and witnesses say they heard gunfire -- the man died at the scene. In the exchange, one of the robbers was wounded in the leg and the other in the chest.

Eckhard said the injured men were expected to survive.

He also said police don't yet know whether the shooter was among the victims, but he added that police weren't conducting a manhunt.

Detectives were at a hospital waiting to talk to the injured men.