ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – St. Louis police are calling it a case of justifiable homicide.
Two men broke into a home in north city Wednesday afternoon and began robbing several people inside.
One of the occupants of the home in the 4700 block of Labadie shot at the suspects, hitting one and possibly the other before the intruders ran off.
However robbery suspect Jerome Burse, 38, collapsed outside the home and was taken to the hospital, where he later died.
The second suspect remains at large.
Those inside the home, including a 7-month-old girl, escaped injury.