Teen charged for March murder

ST. LOUIS – A 19-year-old man is accused of shooting at a group of people in a south city alley, killing one of them.

Antonio Petty is charged with first-degree murder, first-degree assault, and two counts of armed criminal action.

Police say a group of people were gambling behind a home in the 3500 block of Pennsylvania March 15 when Petty approached and started firing shots.

Clem Russell, 19, was shot in his back and shoulder. He was pronounced dead at an area hospital. A 20-year-old man was shot in his shoulder. He suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Petty is held without bond.


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