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.