Teens arrested in murder of elderly man
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – Two 14-year-olds are in police custody and a third remains at-large in connection with last week’s murder of a 71-year-old.
According to Officer Benjamin Granda, a spokesman for the St. Louis County Police Department, the shooting occurred around 1:30 a.m. on September 9 in the 8700 block of College Avenue. Police found the victim, 71-year-old Steven White, outside a home with a gunshot wound. White was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The two 14-year-olds were taken into custody and are being held at St. Louis County Family Court, pending formal charges.
Anyone with information on the identity and location of the third juvenile suspect is asked to call either the St. Louis County Police Department or CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS.