Two north-city men died after being shot in the face in unrelated incidents Tuesday, according to police. Tom A. Jones, Jr., a 36-year-old black man, was found in a running car in the 1500 block of Cass Avenue. He had gunshot wounds in his face, the side of his head, shoulder, chest and side. He wa ... More >>
The Circuit Attorney's office charged two St. Louis men Thursday in the apparently random shooting death of John Paulsen, a director at the Chase Park Plaza Hotel who was shot and killed inside his convertible. Lorenzo Milton, 22, is charged with second-degree murder, first-degree attempted robbery ... More >>
Carnez Winslett, 36, was shot dead at his birthday party in north St. Louis. So say prosecutors who have charged Darnell Hollings, 21, in the fatal shooting this past Saturday. Prosecutors say that Winslett was standing in a crowd in front of his home on Durant Avenue in the Mark Twain neighborhoo ... More >>
Police have arrested the young man who allegedly shot and killed seventeen-year-old Antoine Bryant, who was riding his scooter when he was hit with bullets. The St. Louis Circuit Attorney's Office yesterday charged Tyrone Taylor, twenty, with first-degree murder and armed criminal action in the 68th ... More >>
Akeem Mayes, a nineteen-year-old north St. Louis resident, was pronounced dead yesterday after police located him on the doorstep of a Hanley Hills residence in north county. Police say he showed up to a home on the 5700 block of Eagle Drive with another individual at around 10:30 a.m. The two kno ... More >>
Update: A nine-year-old St. Louis boy who was shot in the head in an early morning drive-by incident on Wednesday has died, police say. Our original coverage of the shooting is below. Police officials have identified the homicide victim as Tyrese Short who lived on Switzer Avenue in the North Poin ... More >>
Four male suspects wearing masks shot and killed a man in College Hill last night just hours after another shooting victim in the city died. Police have identified the latest homicide victim as Deandre Robinson, 26, who lived at the 2000 block of East John Avenue in College Hill, where the shootin ... More >>
The latest shooting victim in St. Louis apparently had a pretty bizarre explanation when cops asked him for information. He had previously thrown someone out of a window -- and was shot last night in retaliation, he allegedly told cops. The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, which has fac ... More >>
A 34-year-old man leaving a St. Louis nightclub in midtown early this morning was walking to his friend's car when he heard gunshots. He bent down to the ground to shield himself, police say, but when he stood up again, he felt a sharp pain. He had been shot in the face. Was this a random shoo ... More >>
Terrance Morgan, 41, is the 31st homicide victim in the city of St. Louis in 2013. Morgan, who lived on Stoddard Street in the Jeff-Vander-Lou neighborhood of north St. Louis, was found on the ground in a rear alley at around 5 p.m. yesterday, police say. Witnesses told police that they heard gu ... More >>
St. Louis metro police officers responded last night to calls of a shooting -- and when they arrived at the 4900 block of Arlington Avenue, they found a bloody scene. Police say that they located Julius Caldwell, the 34-year-old shooting victim, sitting inside the driver's seat of a parked car. He ... More >>
Police believe that a 21-year-old woman shot and killed Kelvin Houston, also 21, in North City over the weekend -- but she hasn't been charged. That's because witnesses weren't cooperating, police say, which means they didn't have enough information to charge her after her arrest and she isn't bei ... More >>
Last month, the mayor and the police chief of St. Louis promoted a new version of their hot-spot policing initiative, in which law enforcement officials target specific neighborhoods for broad clean-up efforts in the hopes of deterring future crime. First stop was the College Hill area, which has be ... More >>
Over the past week, St. Louis-based political blogger Jim Hoft, a.k.a. Gateway Pundit, has caused a bit of an Internet stir by referring to Fred Phelps and his batshit-insane Westboro Baptist Church as a "left-wing cult."Left-wing? How could you possibly label a gay-bashing, abortion-hating, Obama-l ... More >>
Megan Boken, 23, a native of the Chicago area, was shot to death on Saturday afternoon near the intersection of Maryland and Taylor avenues. Witnesses told police that Boken was in her car at 2:20 p.m. when a man either exited the vehicle or opened the door and fired two shots, hitting her in the ne ... More >>
An unidentified man has been declared a homicide victim after being found shot to death in a yard in the 4500 block of Davison Avenue Sunday evening. His body was discovered at 5 p.m. Police say the man appeared to be in his early 30s, but have released no further information. The investigation is o ... More >>
Police say a shootout that ran from Wellston to Saint Louis University Hospital sent one man to the hospital and a potential witness into hiding. According to the incident summary the victim, a 29-year-old black man, was parked on the lot of the Sav-A-Lot in the 3600 block of Page Boulevard when a d ... More >>
Five North City residents escaped serious injury last night in three reported shootings between 8 p.m. and 2:30 a.m. In the earliest incident, a 28-year-old black man and 27-year-old black woman were sitting in the 2000 block of East Alice Avenue in the College Hill neighborhood when they heard gunf ... More >>
Three people were seriously injured in an attack in the Wells-Goodfellow neighborhood last night. Police say a 22-year-old black woman was approached in the 2500 block of Hodiamont Avenue by a 19-year-old black man and two accomplices, a 25-year-old black man and a 24-year-old black woman.The 19-yea ... More >>
Details about James Holmes' lethal shooting rampage at a midnight screening of The Dark Knight Rises at the Aurora Town Center Century 16 movie complex continue to come to light at a rapid rate. The staff of Westword, our sister paper in Denver, has people on the scene of the shooting and at the var ... More >>
Police say a 56-year-old man in the Botanical Heights neighborhood was upset with some neighborhood kids shooting off fireworks last night, and he allegedly decided to fight fire with gunfire. The kids were riding bikes and lighting fireworks around 9:45 p.m. in the 4200 block of McRee Avenue, when ... More >>
An unidentified 46-year-old man is dead after being shot in the face in the 3600 block of Montana Street, and another man is in critical condition. Police found the two men in the street at roughly 3:30 a.m. The second man was shot numerous times in the face, chest and back. No further information h ... More >>
Police were called to the 5500 block of Page Boulevard in the Hamilton Heights neighborhood just after 9 p.m. last night for a reported shooting. Witnesses told them two men, both 23-year-old black men, were sitting on the front steps of a house when a group of people drove by in a gold or tan Toyot ... More >>
[UPDATE: Chester Romelle Woods, 20, has been charged with second-degree murder and robbery in the death of Daniil Maksimenko. He's being held on a $250,000 bond. Police are still searching for a second suspect. Original post follows.] Imo's delivery driver Danill Maksimenko, 22, was shot to dea ... More >>
Marvin Alexander, 40, and Damon Moore, 34, were shot and killed by an unidentified gunman early Sunday morning in a residential University City neighborhood north of Olive Boulevard.
It was another wild night in North St. Louis Monday, with three more shootings in an eight-hour span. And once again, people who had nothing to do with the incidents end up getting shot.
Eugene Hoey, 25, was shot dead last night in the 4500 block of Adelaide Avenue by an unknown assailant. Police report that Hoey was walking down the street when another man approached him, and the two began arguing. Hoey was shot once in the head, and died at the scene. Police have no suspects at ... More >>
Police have made public the name of the pregnant woman shot dead yesterday in the parking lot of the WireWorks Lofts in Lafayette Square (below).Danielle Burnett-Famous, 29, was shot in the face around 5:30 p.m. and later pronounced dead at an area hospital. Her unborn child also died as a result ... More >>
The 4100 block of Nebraska -- the site of yet another shooting in Dutchtown.Two men were shot yesterday in separate incidents in St. Louis -- but both are expected to survive the attacks.In the first instance, a man in the 4100 block of Nebraska Avenue, at the intersection of Meramec, was shot in ... More >>
The 3100 block of Arsenal, where Lamar Howell was found dead in the street last night.Lamar Howell, 41, was shot and killed on the 3100 block of Arsenal, just a half-block west of Gravois, last night.Howell, who also lived on that block, was shot multiple times in the chest around 9:30 p.m. His b ... More >>
Police got a call for shots fired Wednesday night and arrived at the 4900 block of Ashby, near Bellefontaine Cemetery, around 10:35 p.m. They found 51-year-old Mark Allen Booker, shot several times in the chest and back. 4900 block of Ashby, where Mark Allen Booker died of gunshot wounds.Witnesse ... More >>
kmov.comRanisha ColeSt. Louis police have arrested a 17-year-old male on suspicion that he was one of the people who fired upon a group of teenagers congregating in front of a north city nightclub Christmas night. According to reports, hundreds of teenagers began arriving outside Club Pulse, 8370 ... More >>
Robert Rucker, 20, was shot dead last night at the intersection of Glasgow and Benton in north St. Louis. St. Louis police report that Rucker was driving a car northbound on Glasgow around 5:13 p.m. when a red sedan -- possibly a Pontiac -- pulled up along side his vehicle and began firing.
Seventeen-year-old Rahmel McNeil was shot dead in broad daylight Friday around 1:19 p.m. in the Vandeventer Neighborhood of north St. Louis. According to accounts, McNeil was part of an argument involving two groups of teenagers and young men in the 4000 block of West Belle Place (above). McNeil ... More >>
Jamarco A. Anthony lived to see his 24th birthday but not by much. Anthony and friends were celebrating his birthday Saturday night at a former VFW Hall in Alton when the party ended in gunfire.The former VFW post at 300 E. Elm in Alton where Anthony was fatally shot.The shooting occurred around ... More >>
Maurice Greenwood was shot and killed last night around 10:30 p.m. in the 800 block of Eichelberger in south city where he lived. Google Street View800 block of EichelbergerGreenwood, described as a black 50-year-old male, was allegedly shot in the chest by a suspect who police describe as a 28-y ... More >>
Club Casino, the popular East St. Louis nightspot that was the scene of a fatal shooting Saturday, was fined $1,000 by mayor and liquor commissioner Alvin Parks at a hearing yesterday afternoon. The club's liquor license was also suspended for 30 days.Illinois State Police are still investigating th ... More >>
As reported last night, St. Louis police say four people, including the gunman, died yesterday in a deadly assault at the ABB Incorporated plant in north St. Louis. Five others were taken to the hospital where as of last night two remained in critical condition and two more in fair condition. A fift ... More >>
Mario Williams, 29, was found shot to death last night in the Jeff-Vander-Lou neighborhood of north St. Louis. Police discovered Williams body around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 3800 block of Kennerly. View Larger MapWilliams, of the 6100 block of Bermuda in Normandy, had been shot multiple times and w ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsFor the second time this month, a man was shot at the Brooklyn strip club the Pink Slip, the Belleville News-Democrat reports. This time the shooting was not deadly. Details are scarce but here's the rub:A St. Louis man was shot inside a nightclub early Sunday.According to I ... More >>
A 30-year-old woman was shot to death just outside Eat-Rite Diner (622 Chouteau Avenue) Sunday. My colleague Chad Garrison has the details at the Daily RFT:Police have identified the woman shot to death outside the Eat-Rite diner early Sunday night. Shevette Chambers, 30, ate at the popular restaura ... More >>
Street gambling turned deadly last night in the 2800 block of Hadley in St. Louis -- just a few blocks from a popular north city restaurant. St. Louis police say the victims were playing a "dice game" outside a residence near the intersection of Hadley and Wright streets when "at least three black m ... More >>
The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department reports this morning that three people died from gunshot wounds in the city last night. Two of the deaths -- involving the murder of a downtown St. Louis bartender -- may be related. Police say that around 11:45 p.m. last night a white male bartender in h ... More >>
Brion Kimble was sitting in a vehicle Saturday night in the 4100 block of St. Louis Avenue when he was struck by gunfire from a passing auto. Kimble, 15, of the 4000 block of Aldine Avenue in north city, died at the scene. A second victim, a man in his 30s, was shot in the head and is in critical co ... More >>
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