ST. LOUIS (AP) — An 18-year-old is facing first-degree murder charges in the shooting death of a 15-year-old in St. Louis.
Ezell Johnson III was fatally shot Oct. 22 in the city’s Greater Ville neighborhood.
Authorities said Saturday that 18-year-old Tevin Collins is charged in his death.
Johnson was sitting in a car when he was shot.
He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Authorities have not released a potential motive in the shooting.
Johnson is at least the 19th person age 17 or younger to be killed by gunfire in St. Louis in 2020.