Update: Police have charged Quincy Miner of St. Louis with Hightower's murders. Details here.
St. Louis County Police report that 15-year-old Nigel D. Hightower
was shot and killed around 8:40 p.m. yesterday near his home in Pagedale.
Hightower was walking down the street near the intersection of Ferguson and Raymond avenues when he was struck by gunfire. He was taken to Children's Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Police say they are investigating several leads but have no suspects at this time. Anyone with information regarding Hightower's murder are encouraged to call CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS.