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Man and woman identified in St. Louis County murder-suicide

The victim was identified as 35-year-old Shalonda Miller, and the suspect was identified as 36-year-old Tyrone Barnes.

FENTON, Mo. — Police said a man shot and killed himself after killing a woman and shooting at police officers in the parking lot of a business in Fenton, Missouri, Tuesday afternoon.

The victim and suspect were identified Wednesday as Shalonda Miller, 35, and Tyrone Barnes, 36.

A press release from the St. Louis County Police Department said officers were called to the 1200 block of North Highway Drive near the St. Louis College of Health Careers for a report of a shooting at around 5:25 p.m. When they arrived, police said a man, identified as Barnes, began firing at officers.

He then sped off in a white Chevrolet Impala and led police on a 10-minute chase. Police said the chase ended near the intersection of Big Bend Road and Old Big Bend Road, when Barnes fatally shot himself.

Officers that remained on the scene of the original call found Miller suffering from gunshot wounds on the parking lot of a business. She was pronounced dead on the scene of the shooting.

One officer was injured by broken glass as a result of the shots being fired at the officers. That officer was treated by first responders on the scene. No officers were struck by gunfire.

Police said the shooting appeared to be related to a domestic dispute. No other information was provided.

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call St. Louis County police at 636-529-8210 and ask to speak with investigators or leave an anonymous tip with CrimeStoppers at 866-371-8477.

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