The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney
issued warrants today against Mark A. Gerler, 30, of the 11000 block of
Bellefontaine in North St. Louis County.
Gerler has been charged with second-degree murder and armed criminal action in the death of a 32-year-old male acquaintance. According to the St. Louis County Police, the acquaintance was in Gerler's home around 11:45 p.m. Tuesday when the two got into an argument that turned physical.
Gerler then shot the man -- whose name has not been released -- in the chest. Gerler was arrested at the scene and a weapon was
recovered. He is currently being held on $250,000 cash-only