ST. LOUIS — Jashon Johnson was found shot to death in St. Louis' O'Fallon Park neighborhood in June.

Police responded to Red Bud Avenue and Margaretta Avenue around 10:40 p.m. where Jashon Johnson was found with multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

CUT SHORT

‘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.  

Crime Victim Advocacy Center of St. Louis

UMSL Center for Trauma recovery

UMSL Children's Advocacy Center

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