Suspect charged in fatal shooting at St. Louis Co. mall


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RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Mo. (AP) – A teenage suspect was is charged with second-degree murder and other crimes in connection with a fatal shooting inside a large suburban St. Louis shopping mall.

Eighteen-year-old Jaron Lemmitt was also charged Thursday with one count of first-degree assault and two counts of armed criminal action.

Lemmitt is jailed on $1 million cash-only bond. The shooting happened around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at the St. Louis Galleria in Richmond Heights.

The man killed was identified Thursday as as Jaquan Steed, 21. A second shooting victim was treated at a hospital and released.

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