Suspect Charged in Quadruple Shooting

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – A grand jury files three charges of first-degree murder against Jerome Leon Buress.

jerome leon buress jr Suspect Charged in Quadruple Shooting

Jerome Leon Buress Jr. (Police photo)

The 28-year-old is accused of killing two men and a woman three weeks ago at Lillian and Beacon in north St. Louis, a shooting that also left a 7-year-old girl in critical condition.

Buress is accused of pointing a gun at a witness right after the shooting, and warning that person not to talk to police.

He is also charged with six counts of armed criminal action, two counts of first-degree assault, one count of shooting firearm at/from motor vehicle, and one count of tampering with a witness.

>> CLICK HERE to read the full probable-cause statement

Burress lives in the 400 block of Alcott in St. Louis, and he is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call 911 or CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS (8477) to remain anonymous.

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