St. Louis Homicides: Weekend of Violence Claims Three Men -- Nos. 12 - 14 of 2013
A few hours later on Friday, at around 8:15 p.m. that night, officers responded to a call of shots fired at the 2000 block of East College Street. Police found Brian Scott-Watson with gunshot wounds to the neck and chest. He was pronounced dead on the scene, making him homicide number thirteen of 2013.
The following Saturday morning at around 7:55 a.m., Odie Patterson, 52, was pronounced dead at the 2000 block of East Linton Street. He was shot in the head and torso and the suspect, police say, is a young black male. Number fourteen.
As of January 28 last year, there were eleven deaths.
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