Sanchez Lane: St. Louis Teen Shot Dead While Driving (Homicide No. 76)

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Police have ID'd the victim found dead behind the steering wheel of a car Sunday evening in north St. Louis.

Sanchez Lane, 18, was discovered lying across the driver's side seat of a Kia Rio that rolled to a stop in a front yard in the 8600 block of Park Lane. Lane, of the 1200 block of Culpepper in north St. Louis county, had a bullet wound to the head. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 8600 block of Park Lane where the victim's car came to a halt in a front yard.
A witness reported hearing a single gunshot then seeing two black male subjects fleeing from the area on foot. Lane's vehicle proceeded north on Park Lane before coming to a stop in a lawn. The investigation is ongoing.

Lane is the 76th homicide victim this year in St. Louis. Gun violence also claimed the life last weekend of 21-year-old Randy Lee Jones, who was shot dead early Sunday morning in the 3900 block of North Florissant Avenue.

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Shed no tears for this punk ass gangsta. He was convicted twice for armed robbery in cases filed on February 12, 2011 and April 19, 2012. Some pussy judge only gave him 120 shock time on each case with 10 yrs. paper. He was a juvenile! He graduated to the big time and now he be dead!  Sniff Sniff!

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