south st. louis
Witnesses say they heard an argument in the street before shots were fired
A would-be robber shot by a south St. Louis store owner this morning was armed with a toy gun.
St. Louis police are investigating an alleged hate crime in the Bevo neighborhood early this morning that left a 26-year-old woman beaten.
St. Louis police say they found 22-year-old Maya Williams and 22-year-old Davion Gleghorn in a bedroom of the home they shared.
The woman was shot in the back of the head after three men came into the bar and began shooting. She has been identified as 63-year-old Diana Lawrence.
The shootout began with three suspects looking to hold up Pooh’s Corner on Virginia Ave.
Maj. Christopher Ash says it is the civil support team doing regularly scheduled training exercises for a biological weapon situation.
Three people were injured, two critically, when their south St. Louis home caught fire late Monday night.
One was shot in the back. The other suffered a graze wound to his arm.
Seven people are now homeless after a challenging late-morning, two-alarm fire in south St. Louis’ Shaw Neighborhood.