Pine Lawn Officer Fires Shots at Armed Teen While Investigating Shooting: Police

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Tyreece Young, 17.
A Pine Lawn Police officer fired twice at a 17-year-old suspect who pointed a gun at him before fleeing, according to St. Louis County Police.

It's unlikely that either of the shots fired struck Tyreece Young, who is now wanted for first degree assault of a law enforcement officer, police said. Investigators are now searching for Young.

The Pine Lawn officer, who was not identified, was working a secondary job as security at the Skate King indoor roller rink, at 2700 Kienlen Avenue, when he heard multiple gunshots at about 7 p.m. Sunday across the street near the intersection of Creston Avenue and Stillwell Drive.

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Gunman Kills Seven, Himself in Shooting Spree in Tyrone, Missouri: Police [UPDATE]

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Tyrone is a small rural town in south-central Missouri.
Police investigators are piecing together the details of a shooting spree in south-central Missouri that left eight people, including the suspected gunman, dead from gunshot wounds in at least four different homes.

One victim was injured and taken to the hospital, and an elderly woman found dead in one of the possible crime scenes died of natural causes, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The gunman, described by police only as a 36-year-old man, shot himself in a car in Shannon County.

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Teen Shot in Head by Purse-Snatching Robber in Downtown St. Louis: Police

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The 700 block of N. 15th Street, where a gunman shot a teen during a robbery this weekend. The building on the right is the City Museum.
A robber trying to steal a teen's purse fatally shot nineteen-year-old Southeast Missouri State University student Robert Christman in the head as he sat in a car parked next to the City Museum in downtown St. Louis early Sunday morning.

Christman, a 2013 graduate of De Smet Jesuit High School who was home for winter break, was in a car with a nineteen-year-old woman and a seventeen-year-old male just after midnight when the gunman opened the rear passenger door to rob them, according to the St. Louis Metropolitan Police.

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Police: Teen Beats Brother to Death with a Hammer

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Keandre Washington, 17.
A seventeen-year-old beat his brother over the head with a hammer until he died during a fight, according to St. Louis County Police.

Keandre Washington, of the 3800 block of Melba Place in Northwoods, faces one count of second-degree murder and one count of armed criminal action for killing his brother Bobby Washington, 25.

The murder is the second involving hammer-wielding teens in two weeks. On November 30, a group of teens used hammers to attack and kill Bosnian immigrant Zemir Begic in Bevo Mill. Three suspects have been arrested and charged.

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Police: Valisa Ebberson Stabbed Infant Son to Death

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Valisa Ebberson.
St. Louis County police say they can't yet explain why a 24-year-old Bel-Ridge mother stabbed her infant son to death last weekend.

The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's Office charged Valisa Ebberson, of the 9100 block of Torchlite Lane, with second-degree murder and one count of armed criminal action in the tragic death of her nineteen-month-old son, Elijah Ebberson. She is being held on a $100,000 cash-only bond.

See also: Missouri Couple Accused Of Plotting Infant's Rape: Inside The Bizarre Public Facebook Posts

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Police Suspect Murder-Suicide in Shooting Deaths of Married Fenton Couple

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Police say James Roesslein killed his wife Patsy in their living room before shooting himself.
St. Louis County police say the shooting deaths of a senior couple in Fenton are likely the result of a murder-suicide.

Police responded to the home of James and Patsy Roesslein, in the 700 block of Rockshire Drive in the Fenton area, early Thursday morning after getting a call from a family member. At the scene, police found the couple in the living room dead from gunshot wounds.

Investigators say James, 81, shot and killed his wife, 77, before turning the gun on himself, according to police spokesman Sergeant Brian Schellman. Police are not seeking any suspects in the investigation.

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St. Louis County Police Shoot, Kill Armed Suspect in Jennings (VIDEO)

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A police car was damaged after an armed suspect crashed into it before fleeing on foot from police. Officers later shot and killed him and recovered his weapon.
Two St. Louis County Police officers shot and killed a 42-year-old St. Louis man who was armed with a loaded rifle and searching for his ex-girlfriend, according to police.

Three independent eyewitness have corroborated the officers' accounts of how Michael M. Willis, Jr., ended up dead on a construction site near the 8000 block of Anodyne Lane Thursday night, police said.

The shooting comes less than two months after a Ferguson Police Officer shot and killed unarmed teen Michael Brown -- an act that spurred violent standoffs with police, plunging Ferguson into a state of emergency.


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F. Glenn Miller, Accused Killer of Three at Kansas Jewish Centers, Has Deep Missouri Ties

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F. Glenn Miller is arrested in connection with two Kansas shootings that left three dead at Jewish community centers.
Before Frazier Glenn Miller allegedly attacked two Jewish community centers in Kansas City on Sunday, he was gambling in a Missouri casino near his home outside of Springfield.

Miller called his wife, Marge, Sunday morning to say his winnings were up, she tells the Southern Poverty Law Center, which monitors hate groups. Ten hours later, Miller was shouting "Heil, Hitler" in handcuffs and three people at two Jewish community centers in Overland Park, Kansas, were shot dead.


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Another 11-Year-Old Shot: Girl and Dad Gunned Down After 3 A.M. White Castle Stop

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The White Castle at N. Kingshighway.
Less than a week after an unknown gunman shot an eleven-year-old boy in the head while he studied at home with his family, an eleven-year-old girl and her father are in the hospital after being chased down by a car and shot.

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Robber Shoots Teen in Both Hands After Hold-Up

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Even after an eighteen-year-old robbery victim turned over all his belongings during a stick-up Sunday night, the thief left him with two parting gifts: bullet holes in both hands.

St. Louis Metropolitan Police are investigating the robbery and assault that occurred around 11:45 p.m. Sunday near Thrush and Lillian avenues, in Walnut Park East.


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