of Jennings now stands accused
of fatally blasting his uncle with a shotgun early Monday morning after a heated debate: Were the cuts of meat they were preparing to grill "pork steaks" or "pork chops"?
Our city has a history of food-related murders
, including one just last week involving a bag Cheetos
. But pork steaks are a staple of St. Louis-style barbecue
, and thus widespread.
So hey, neighbors: Let's maybe get on the same page about f--king pork steaks.
Clearly, Cunningham and his uncle, Lessie E. Lowe
, were not, and here's what can happen, according to the Post-Dispatch
Cunningham said [the cuts] were pork steaks, police said. Lowe disagreed.
the argument became physical about 1 a.m. Monday, the two had to be
separated by someone else in the home, police say. Cunningham went to
another part of the home, grabbed a shotgun and shot Lowe, police said.
Lowe died later at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Cunningham, who was correct about the meat, was taken into custody. [Emphasis added by us]
First of all, the PD
deserves some kind of award for that part in bold font. More importantly: What made Cunningham correct? What is a pork steak?
We called Joe LeGrand
, co-owner of LeGrand's Market
in St. Louis Hills. He says it's pretty simple.