DELLWOOD, Mo. - The Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis was activated Monday morning to assist with a murder investigation.
According to Capt. John Romas, a spokesman for the Major Case Squad, the murder took place Sunday, April 21, just after 9:50 p.m. in the 1700 block of Cargill Drive. Officers with the North County Police Cooperative found a 15-year-old inside a home suffering from a gunshot wound.
The victim was rushed to a local hospital but could not be revived. His name has not been released.
Police said others were inside the home when the gunman opened fire. No other injuries were reported.
Witnesses reported seeing a silver sedan speeding away from the scene of the shooting.
Dellwood Mayor Reggie Jones said his heart goes out to the victim's family.
Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS. The call will be anonymous and you could be eligible for a $5,000 cash reward.