Man charged for University City shooting

UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. – Charges have been filed against a University City man for the shooting of a 19-year-old earlier this week.

Isaiah Romell Cleaves, 26, is charged with first-degree assault and armed criminal action.

The shooting happened around 3:15 p.m. Tuesday when the teen was shot in the head near 81st and Blancha. Three suspects were seen fleeing from the scene, but stopped their vehicle in the 7800 block of Olive.

The three suspects were taken into custody and a handgun was found inside the car.

No other charges have been filed.


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