Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Charles Coates: St. Louis Homicide No. 16; Shot After Breaking into A Car
By Paul Friswold
on Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 1:41 PM
Coates died at an area hospital. Police continue to investigate.
Charles Coates, a 41-year-old black man, was shot multiple times by the owner of the car he had just broken into at 11:55 p.m. Tuesday in the 3900 block of North Grand Boulevard (above). According to the police report, the shooter was a 29-year-old black male. A second suspect, a 55-year-old black male, then drove the shooter's car from the scene, but was later apprehended.