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Derrel Williams, 15

He was found shot in the street.
Credit: Photo provided by family

ST. LOUIS — Derrel Williams, 15, was shot and killed in north St. Louis in June.

He was found in the street with multiple gunshot wounds in the 4700 block of Cupples Place. He was transported to a hospital where he died.


‘CUT SHORT: Unsolved Killings of St. Louis Children’ is an initiative of KSDK 5 On Your Side and its community outreach program, ‘Project 5,’ to raise awareness of the unchecked violence against children in the city of St. Louis from the summer of 2019 to present.

We’re dedicated to telling their stories, following the criminal investigations and shining a light on the reasons for gun violence in our city. We won’t let up.

Please join us in this important campaign seeking justice for our youth by sharing these stories about their young lives cut short, reaching out to elected officials and supporting the worthy organizations in St. Louis working to make our city’s neighborhoods safer places to raise families.  

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