Braland Norman was technically the victim in the drive-by shooting late last year in the Delmar Loop, but he now faces a felony charges for packing his own heat and stealing a car to get away. Norman and a friend were stopped at a red light at Skinker and Delmar Boulevards at 7 p.m. December 29 wh ... More >>
Clem Russell, a nineteen-year-old from south city, was just one of the four people in St. Louis City shot in three separate shootings in a two-hour stretch Saturday night. But he's the only one who didn't make it out alive. Russell was gambling with friends in the alley behind the 3500 block of Pe ... More >>
On a rare warm night during a tough winter, three shootings left three men dead just a few minutes apart and put a 16-year-old in the hospital. Here's a breakdown of the three incidents Sunday night:
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 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 >>
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.
Twenty-four-year-old Dwayne Scales was discovered dead from a gunshot wound Saturday evening in the 5700 block of Theodore (below). Police report that Scales and several other men were involved in an argument that turned violent as it spilled out of a home in the Walnut Park East neighborhood aro ... More >>
Twenty-five-year-old Jeffrey Stewart Jr. was outside his home in the 5900 block of Era Avenue in north St. Louis last night when he was shot in the chest. Witnesses saw a man run east across the railroad tracks following the shooting.The shooting occurred around 5:50 p.m. with neighbors telling S ... More >>
A 16-year-old boy succumbed to gunshot wounds yesterday -- four days after being shot in north St. Louis. Samuel Lee was driving with two other friends near the intersection of Drury and Gladys (above) at around 4 p.m. Wednesday, October 27, when the car in front of them stopped and a suspect exi ... More >>
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 >>
Gunfire lit up the south St. Louis neighborhood of Gravois Park Saturday night. The first shooting occurred around 9:10 p.m. at the intersection of Minnesota and Potomac (below). That's where police found Calvin Robinson, 22, lying in the street with a gunshot wound to his chest and a pistol by h ... More >>
Jermaine Money, 25, of the 10000 block of Baron, was found shot to death Friday morning in the McRee Town neighborhood of central St. Louis. St. Louis police report that Money was shot in the head and chest in the 4100 block of Blaine around 2:48 a.m. August 27. He was taken to a local hospital a ... More >>
One man is dead and five other are hospitalized with gunshot wounds after four separate shootings in St. Louis over the past 24 hours.The first shooting occurred yesterday afternoon around 3:35 p.m. in the 4700 block of Louisiana (above). That's where St. Louis police report that 44-year-old Kenn ... More >>
St. Louis police are investigating two shootings today within several blocks of each other in downtown St. Louis -- one of which sent a bullet spilling into a bank where it grazed a woman. The first shooting occurred around 12:52 this morning when three people -- described by police as black males a ... More >>
Three men are in custody on suspicion of shooting two men late last night and early this morning in the south St. Louis County. The first shooting occurred neary Jefferson Barracks Park. The second shooting followed minutes later at Baumgartner and Telegraph.According to St. Louis County Police ... More >>
Marcus Blue, a 23-year-old from Belleville, was shot to death Tuesday night at 1235 Boisemenue Ave, in East St. Louis. View Larger MapPolice were called to the residence at 12:48 a.m. when Blue attempted to enter the home, which belonged to his ex-girlfriend. Her new boyfriend, another 23-year-old ... More >>
Darlene Noble was outside her home in the 4300 block of Lee Avenue in north St. Louis around 11:20 yesterday morning when a gunman opened fire.The 4300 block of Lee as viewed from N. Newstead Avenue.
Shrewsbury police are providing scant details about an incident Tuesday night in which a woman claimed she was shot by a home intruder. The alleged attack occurred around 11:30 p.m. in the quaint block of 7400 Devonshire, a neighborhood where the most egregious crime usually occurs when someone lets ... 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 >>
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 >>
For the third weekend in a row, there has been a shooting at a St. Louis-area hip-hop nightclub. The Belleville News-Democrat reports that a nineteen-year-old male was shot to death early this morning outside of East St. Louis' Page 10 Lounge. (Details here.) On the night of August 27, four teena ... More >>
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