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Man charged in deadly north St. Louis shooting

Anwar Shands, 39, was charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action in connection with the shooting death of Mallam Tifah
Credit: SLMPD

ST. LOUIS — A man was charged Tuesday in connection with the shooting death of a man in St. Louis Monday afternoon.

Anwar Shands, 39, was charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action in connection with the shooting death of Mallam Tifah.

Officers with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department first responded at 2:39 p.m. to the 4500 block of Newberry Terrace, which is in the Lewis Place neighborhood in north city. Officers arrived at the scene to find a man lying on the ground with gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

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The homicide unit responded to the scene. Police officers were seen investigating an area in front of several homes on the street. 

Shands is being held without bond.