Support Local Journalism. Join Riverfront Times Press Club.

Monday, March 1, 2010

Derrick Clark, St. Louis Homicide No. 20; Ambushed While Driving in North City

Posted By on Mon, Mar 1, 2010 at 12:28 PM

Derrick Clark became the city's 20th homicide of the year Saturday. This year's murders-to-date surpass by seven the 13 homicides reported for the first two months of 2009.

According to reports Clark, 22,  was driving down the 4400 block of Aldine near Newstead and Martin Luther King Boulevard around 1:15 a.m. Saturday when his car was forced to stop by a white vehicle.

View Larger Map

A passenger in that vehicle then exited into the street and shot Clark several times in the shoulder and back. Clark, of the 4400 of Garfield, was able to drive a few hundred feet before crashing his auto into a fire hydrant and passing car. The occupant in the other vehicle was unhurt.

Clark was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.


Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.

Read the Digital Print Issue

September 22nd, 2021

View more issues


Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Best Things to Do In St. Louis

© 2021 Riverfront Times

Website powered by Foundation