Wild Morning in East St. Louis: Two Shot, One Killed; Third Victim Found Dead in Rug

Shamario Williams became East St. Louis' tenth homicide victim of the year when the 23-year-old was shot and killed around 1 a.m. this morning in the Roosevelt Homes public housing complex. Williams was a resident of the housing community (pictured below) near the intersections of North 44th Street and Bunkum Road.

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A second victim, described as a 17-year-old male, was also shot around the same time this morning in the housing community. He is in stable condition. Police did not know if the victims were shooting at each other or if they were shot by others.

Also in East St. Louis this morning, police report discovering a body wrapped in a rug in the 2900 block of Waverly Avenue.

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Police have not released the identity of that victim.

Anyone with information regarding any of these incidents are urged to call Crime Stoppers at (866) 371-8477. Callers can remain anonymous.
 


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Www Rod_harris88
Www Rod_harris88

Muhfukas dropping left and right.....get you're life right cause tomorrow ain't promised to N NOBODY...RIP TO ALL WHO LOST THEIR LIVES EARLY

Qeondra Brown
Qeondra Brown

more needs to be done for e.st.louis . the killing rate is not by the older kids but by the younger the youth is killing each other. question what will happen if they all die out then what ...? 

Oschooldj710
Oschooldj710

If there is no change in how things are around here....there will be more post...like the ones we shouldn't be having everyday.....time for a change....

Jewelzhorner3
Jewelzhorner3

Man what a horrible night RI.P Cuz u will be missed famo prayers are with momma loves you Mario

Boosie3700
Boosie3700

We Have Sum New Ones &Teach Em Not Ti Be Like The Old Ones..

Carolham08
Carolham08

this is why the city needs  a curfew close down the city slow down the crime

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