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Man is in custody for shooting in Affton that locked down two schools

Man is in custody for shooting in Affton that locked down two schools

September 16, 2020

A man is in custody following a shooting and altercation Wednesday in Affton that locked down two nearby schools. Officers from the Affton Southwest Precinct of the St. Louis County Police Department responded to the scene at 11:03 a.m. Wednesday in the 6400 block of Vita Drive in Affton and found ...

Police: Carjackers charged with murder after victim kills accomplice in self-defense

Markus Billingsley, left, and Radonna Smith in their mugshots.

September 2, 2020

A man and woman have been charged with murder after an armed carjacking victim shot and killed their 18-year-old accomplice in self defense at a South County car wash over the weekend. Police officers found Brandon Whitfield, 18, of the 1700 block of Rosado in Spanish Lake, 63138, dying of at least one gunshot woun...

‘A hero to many’: Officer killed in line of duty graduated from Oakville High

Officer Tamarris Bohannon

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

August 31, 2020

Tamarris Bohannon, the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department officer shot and killed over the weekend, was a 2009 graduate of Oakville High School. Bohannon, 29, had served on the force for the city of St. Louis for three-and-a-half years. The Mehlville School District confirmed that he graduated in the Oa...

Man found shot to death in South County

Man found shot to death in South County

August 30, 2020

A man died following a shooting on Lemay Ferry Road early Sunday morning, and detectives have opened a homicide investigation. At approximately 1:17 a.m. Sunday, St. Louis County Police Department officers from the South County Precinct responded to a call for service for a shooting in the 4800 bloc...

Lemay man charged with shooting acquaintance in ‘altercation’ last week

Mark Aaron

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

August 28, 2020

A Lemay man faces charges for allegedly shooting an acquaintance in South County last week. Police say he threatened an eyewitness and cut off his distinctive red hair following the shooting, but he was arrested that night after the witness told police where he lived. Mark Aaron, 38, of the 9500 block of...

No one injured in drive-by shooting on Lemay Ferry Road, case still unsolved

No one injured in drive-by shooting on Lemay Ferry Road, case still unsolved

August 7, 2020

A drive-by shooting on Lemay Ferry Road two weekends ago is still unsolved. Officers from the South County Precinct received a call for shots fired at roughly 2:30 a.m. July 25 in the 800 block of Lemay Ferry Road. The officers contacted the reporting party, a woman who had not been injured. She said...

Man in custody after shooting at Affton gas station

John Fox

August 6, 2020

An Imperial man is charged with shooting a man in a gas station parking lot in Affton after they got into an argument. The St. Louis County Police Department received a 911 call at roughly 4:45 p.m. July 23 reporting a shooting in the parking lot of the Phillips 66 gas station in the 9700 block of Ma...

Man shot while driving on Interstate 55 in South County

Man shot while driving on Interstate 55 in South County

April 21, 2020

A man is recovering in a hospital after he was shot Tuesday afternoon while driving on Interstate 55 in South County. The St. Louis County Police Department received a 911 call about the shooting and responded around 2:13 p.m. The man said he was driving his car on southbound I-55 near Union Road when he was...

No charges for man who accidentally shot himself at South County mall

South County Center mall as seen in summer 2018. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

November 14, 2019

Police are not pursuing any charges against a man who accidentally shot himself in a bathroom at South County Center mall over the weekend. Police were called to the mall, which is at the intersection of Lindbergh and Lemay Ferry roads in South County, for a report of a shooting at 2:33 p.m. Saturda...

South County man rehabbing houses in South City shot, killed by drunk man

South County man rehabbing houses in South City shot, killed by drunk man

November 6, 2019

A man from South County who was rehabbing homes in South City was shot and killed by a drunk man in a home he entered, city police said. Kevin Patrick, 43, of the 5300 block of Delcastle Drive, was charged with one count each of involuntary manslaughter first-degree, armed criminal action and disch...

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