Chauncey Brown Murder: Tyrell Davidson, 16, Charged as Adult with Shooting Teen in Feud

Tyrell Davidson, a sixteen-year old black male of the 9900 block of Danideer
Tyrell Davidson, sixteen, faces first-degree murder, first-degree assault and armed criminal action charges after a teenage feud turned into a drive-by shooting.

The teens were partying at Club 187, at Martin Luther King Drive and Marcus Avenue, in September when a suspect threatened to shoot a rival group with a handgun, according to police.

Three teens -- including Chauncey Brown, a sixteen-year-old from the Dutchtown South neighborhood -- left the club to avoid a confrontation when four black males in a white Dodge Challenger pulled up and started shooting.

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North City Men Shot in Face, Killed, in Unrelated Incidents Hours Apart (Homicides No. 96 & 97)

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Two north-city men died after being shot in the face in unrelated incidents Tuesday, according to police.

Tom A. Jones, Jr., a 36-year-old black man, was found in a running car in the 1500 block of Cass Avenue. He had gunshot wounds in his face, the side of his head, shoulder, chest and side. He was pronounced dead on the scene Tuesday morning.

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James Moore: Teenager Shot To Death While Waiting For School Bus

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At 7:15 a.m. on Tuesday, 16-year-old James Moore was standing on the 3000 block of Goodfellow Boulevard, waiting for the school bus.

Police say that a masked man then approached the Sumner High School student and shot him multiple times before fleeing in a vehicle. Moore was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police later spotted and pursued a Dodge Charger that matched the description of the vehicle connected to Moore's killing. One female and two males were taken into custody.

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Homicide Roundup: One Stabbing, Five Shooting Deaths Since Friday

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Five violent incidents since Friday left six dead in metro St. Louis, bringing the total homicide count to 88 this year. At this time last year the count was 97.

The killings started at 12:05 a.m. on Friday when officers were called to an address on the 7500 block of Vermont Avenue. There they found Richard Kraemer 46, unconscious and suffering from multiple lacerations to his chest and abdomen. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Kraemer apparently had been engaged in a serious feud with his girlfriend's 21-year-old son, who allegedly stabbed Kraemer with a knife and fled. The younger man was eventually caught and taken into custody.

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Tavon Ludy Punched 5-Year-Old To Death, Cops Say

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Twenty-four-year-old Tavon Ludy was arrested Sunday after he allegedly punched his fiance's young son in the chest, killing him. Ludy has been charged with two counts of first degree murder and aggravated battery to a child.

Responding to a 911 call to 2110 Rose Knoll Lane in Glen Carbon, Illinois, deputies for the Madison County Sheriff's office arrived at the residence shared by Ludy, his fiance Toria Coleman and her two children. There they found Coleman's youngest son, 5-year-old Torian Whittaker, unresponsive. Torian was transported Anderson Hospital in Maryville, Illinois, but he could not be revived.

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George Clark Stabbed, Found Dead In The Street (Homicide No. 79)

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A 37-year-old man was stabbed in the lower ribs and died on 2800 block of Miami Street on Sunday, according to St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department.

George Clark, of the 3200 block of Dakota Avenue, was found by officers and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing, but police say Clark had been stabbed somewhere on 3500 block of Oregon Avenue and had managed to make it as far as the 2800 block of Miami Street before succumbing to his injuries.

This is the second stabbing death in St. Louis in as many weeks: Kevin Davis, 40, was found stabbed to death in a vacant property on September 1.

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Chauncey Brown, Missing Teenager, Found Shot In The Chest (Homicide No. 78)

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The body of 16-year-old Chauncey Brown, who was reported missing on Friday, was located Saturday in the rear of the 4700 block of Cote Brilliante. St. Louis Metropolitan Police say the teen was found face down with an apparent gunshot wound in the chest.

Another 16-year-old black male has been taken into custody in connection to the shooting.

Brown, who lived on the 2900 block of Keokuk, had gone out Friday night with two friends to Club 187, located on Martin Luther King Drive and Marcus Avenue. They ran into several individuals they were feuding with, and witnesses say one of those individuals threatened to shoot Brown and his friends with a handgun.

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Kevin Davis, 40, Stabbed Multiple Times In Back (Homicide No. 77)

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A man found dead Tuesday in a vacant property has been identified by police as Kevin Davis, 40, of the 8800 block of Maya Lane.

Davis was apparently stabbed multiple times in the back and left in vacant building on the 3700 block of Cote Brilliante.

This is the 77th homicide in St. Louis this year.

The week as been a particularly violent one for St. Louis. A teenager shot in the head was found dead behind the steering wheel on Sunday in north St. Louis, and over the weekend four people were shot at near an apartment complex on the 8600 block of Park Lane, resulting in the death of a 21-year-old man.

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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.

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Randy Lee Jones, 21, Killed; Three Injured in North St. Louis Shooting (Homicide No. 75)

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This was a terribly violent weekend in several parts of St. Louis, starting on the 3900 block of North Florissant Avenue at 2:25 a.m. on Sunday morning.

According to the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, four people were standing outside in an area adjacent to an apartment complex when someone opened fire on them. Four people were hit and one of them, 21-year-old Randy Lee Jones, did not survive.

He was not the only victim of this weekend's violence.

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