Overland man charged in Hazelwood homicide

blake-thomas-edgar(KPLR) – One person is in custody for a deadly shooting at a Hazelwood motel Tuesday morning.

According to our partners at the Post-Dispatch, the suspect entered a room at the Days Inn and began beating a man with his pistol.

During the confrontation the gun went off striking a woman that was also in the room. She treated at the scene and transported to the hospital where she later died.

Blake T. Edgar has been charged with murder 2nd degree, armed criminal action and assault 2nd degree.

He’s being held at the St. Louis County Justice Center on a $250,000 cash only bond.