Detectives investigating after fatal north St. Louis shooting

35-year-old Shelly Hampton was shot and killed Monday evening.

ST. LOUIS - A man is facing charges in connection with a shooting that left a man dead in north St. Louis Monday evening.

At around 6:15, police responded to a call on the 8900 block of Riverview Boulevard. When they arrived, they found 35-year-old Shelly Hampton suffering a gunshot wound to the neck. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Homicide detectives were called in to investigate and found Hampton was shot by Arthur Bradford, a 38-year-old man police described as Hampton's acquaintance, while Hampton argued with someone else. Bradford fled the scene but returned and talked to the police. He was taken into custody.

On Wednesday, Arthur Bradford was charged with second-degree murder and armed criminal action. He was issued a $500,000, cash-only bond.

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